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Hot burns, cold burns, and everything in between: Exploring prescribed burning’s impacts on forest structure in the Appalachians

Learn more and access join link. In this FLN webinar, Jean Lorber will give a short presentation about new fire monitoring results; this will be followed by case studies of individual burn...

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To masticate or not: Useful tips for treating forest, woodland, and shrubland vegetation

View report. This report synthesizes the current knowledge on mastication as a forest management tool. It found that excavators, skid steers, and tractors can all be carrier machines and different types of...

Lessons learned from Learn-n-Burn events

View recording. “Learn and Burn” workshops are an excellent way for private landowners and others to gain hands-on burning experience and knowledge from expert mentors. This webinar will provide some lessons learned...

Burning piles- Effects of pile age, moisture, mass, and composition on fire effects, consumption, and decomposition

Access recording. Millions of acres of fuels reduction treatments are being implemented each year in the fire adapted forests of the US. Typical these fuel reduction treatments target small diameter trees for...

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Planning and implementing cross-boundary, landscape-scale restoration and wildfire risk reduction

Access guide. This guide describes the process the Klamath-Lake Forest Partnership (KLFHP) has used to plan and implement cross-boundary restoration projects to achieve improved forest health conditions on large landscapes scales. It...

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Land Treatment Exploration Tool

Access tool. The Exploration Tool is designed for resource managers to use when planning land treatments. The tool provides useful summaries of environmental characteristics of planned treatment areas and facilitates adaptive management...

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Resilience and resistance in sagebrush ecosystems are associated with seasonal temperature and water availability

View article. In this study, we used longer-term data to evaluate the relationships among soil climate conditions, perennial herbaceous cover, and cheatgrass cover following fuel management treatments across the environmental gradients that...

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WHAM – Web-Hosted applications map from LANDFIRE

Access map. The LANDFIRE Web–Hosted Applications Map WHAM! is an online, interactive map that calls up many of the applications, their locations, and the partners we work with. It’s easy as point–and–click!...

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Non-native plants, fuels, and desert revegetation

View research brief. In this study, we conducted a field and data synthesis of nine years of annual plant communities occurring below perennial plants the National Park Service (NPS) had outplanted in...

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Burning for butterflies: Weather and fuel conditions for butterfly habitat

View research brief. In this study, researchers measured vegetation structure and fuel moisture (pre-burn), weather conditions, belowground heat dosages, and peak temperatures (during the burn), and burn severities and unburned refugia (post-burn)...