Restoration actions should consider the composition of mixed conifer forest to increase resilience in fire-excluded stands: Research Brief

In the Sierra Nevada most historical stand structure studies have focused on drier pine-dominated forests. This paper helps to fill a gap by contributing information on historical structure in more mesic forests with more moderate amounts of moisture.

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Stephens, S.L., J.T. Stevens, B.M. Collins, R.A. York, J.M. Lydersen. 2018. Historical and modern landscape forest structure in fir (Abies)-dominated mixed conifer forests in the northern Sierra Nevada, USA. Fire Ecology 14(2): 7.