Introduction to Prescribed Fire in Southern Ecosystems (Paperback)

Introduction to Prescribed Fire in Southern Ecosystems By Forest Service (U.S.) (Editor), Thomas A. Waldrop, Scott L. Goodrick, Southern Research Station (U.S.) (Editor) Cover Image

Introduction to Prescribed Fire in Southern Ecosystems (Paperback)

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Prescribed burning is an important tool throughout Southern forests, grasslands, and croplands. The need to control fire became evident to allow forests to regenerate.  This manual is intended to help resource managers to plan and execute prescribed burns in Southern forests and grasslands.  A new appreciation and interest has developed in recent years for using prescribed fire in grasslands, especially hardwood forests, and on steep mountain slopes. Proper planning and execution of prescribed fires are necessary to reduce detrimental effects, such as the impacts on air and downstream water quality.

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Product Details ISBN: 9780160943959
ISBN-10: 0160943957
Publisher: Forest Service
Publication Date: March 29th, 2018
Pages: 84
Language: English