To help managers make science-based decisions that incorporate wildlife information, this study experimentally compared the effects of two pre-fire vegetation reduction treatments (prescribed burning and shrub mastication) on the chaparral bird community.
Newman, E., J.B. Potts, M.W. Tingley, C. Vaughn, and S.L. Stephens. 2018. Chaparral bird community responses to prescribed fire and shrub removal in three management seasons. Journal of Applied Ecology 00:00. 11pp. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13099