A study published in the Journal of Sustainable Forestry by scientists from the University of Nevada, Reno evaluated the effects of cut-‐to-‐ length harvesting with slash chipping on dead and downed surface fuels in a mixed conifer stand in California’s Lake Tahoe Basin.
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Walker, RF, Fecko, RM, Frederick, WB, Johnson, DW, Miller, WW. 2011. Fuel bed alterations by thinning, chipping, and prescription fire in a Sierra Nevada mixed conifer stand. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 30: 284-300.