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Shifting global fire regimes: Lessons from reburns and research needs

View synthesis. This study reviews published studies on reburns in fire-adapted ecosystems of the world, including temperate forests of North America, semi-arid forests and rangelands, tropical and subtropical forests, grasslands and savannas,...

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Common ground regarding the role of wildfire in forested landscapes of the western US

View report. A group of people knowledgeable about wildland fire have produced a 52-page document that attempts to assemble and summarize areas of agreement and disagreement regarding the management of forested areas...

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We bring fire with us: The role of people in changing modern US fire regimes

View recording. We Bring Fire With Us: The role of people in changing modern U.S. fire regimes Dr. Jennifer K. Balch Department of Geography & Earth Lab University of Colorado Boulder

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Fire regimes of mountain big sagebrush communities – Review from FEIS

View synthesis. This synthesis summarizes information available in the scientific literature on historical patterns and contemporary changes in fuels and fire regimes in mountain big sagebrush communities. This literature suggests that presettlement...

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Do post-fire fuel treatments and annual grasses interact to affect fire regimes in the Great Basin?

View report. To assess the effects of aerial and drill seeding on plant community trajectories, fuel composition, and fire regimes, this study collected geospatial datasets spanning 209,000 ha of sagebrush steppe on...

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Fire patterns in pinyon and juniper land cover types in the semi-arid West (1984-2013)

View report. This study evaluated spatio-temporal patterns of fire in piñon and juniper land cover types from the National Gap Analysis Program using Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity (MTBS 2016) data (1984...

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Land uses, fire, and invasion: exotic annual Bromus and human dimensions – Chapter 11

View Chapter 11 of the book, Exotic brome-grasses in arid and semiarid ecosystems of the western US: causes, consequences, and management implications. Human land uses are the primary cause of the introduction and spread...

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Paleorecords of sage steppe communities

View fact sheet. Paleovegetation studies show that even prior to anthropogenic influence, sage steppe communities were dynamic, and in some cases, susceptible to replacement by other vegetation communities (including forests) under changing...

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Shifting global fire regimes: lessons from reburns and research needs

View study. This study reviewed published studies on reburns in fire-adapted ecosystems of the world, including temperate forests of North America, semi-arid forests and rangelands, tropical and subtropical forests, grasslands and savannas,...

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Restoring the West 2015 – Presentation recordings

Presentation recordings. Presentations from the November 2015 Restoring the West Conference in Logan, Utah.