Effects of forest thinning, chipping, and prescribed fire on surface fuel loads: Research Brief

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.