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Post-fire tree mortality predicted for thick-barked but not thin-barked conifers

View article. Approximately 75% of models tested had acceptable, excellent, or outstanding predictive ability. The models that performed poorly were primarily models predicting stem mortality of angiosperms or tree mortality of thin-barked...

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Unburned remnant sagebrush vs. outplants in post-fire rehabilitation

View article. This study’s objective was to determine whether remnant/unburned sagebrush patches contribute to sagebrush recovery in surrounding burned areas surrounding them. Key Findings: While conventional wisdom is that sagebrush seeds remain...

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Joint Fire Science Program 2019 progress report

View report. This progress report highlights some of the many contributions and impacts of the JFSP over the past 2 years including: Continued scientific output from wildland fire research through manuscripts, management...

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Predicting fine-scale forage distribution to inform ungulate nutrition

View article. This study modelled 20 forage species that are suitable for mule deer and Rocky Mountain elk. Climatic, topographic, soil, vegetation, and disturbance variables were attributed to approximately 44.3 million habitat...

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Great Basin challenges and the GBFSE products to address them

View our 10-year highlights in this Story Map. For a decade, the Great Basin Fire Science Exchange (GBFSE) has supported fire, fuels, and restoration research and outreach in the region. We accelerate...

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Weed-suppressive bacteria- A factsheet

View factsheet. Weed-Suppressive Bacteria, or WSB, are bacteria strains of the soil bacterium Pseudomonas flourescens (D7, ACK55, and MB906) developed and marketed as a natural way to control exotic grasses, such as...

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Effects of policy change on wildland fire management strategies: Evidence for a paradigm shift in the western US?

View article. In 2009, new guidance for wildland fire management in the United States expanded the range of strategic options for managers working to reduce the threat of high-severity wildland fire, improve...

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Forest and rangeland soils of the US under changing conditions: A comprehensive science synthesis

View synthesis. This open access book synthesizes leading-edge science and management information about forest and rangeland soils of the United States. It offers ways to better understand changing conditions and their impacts...

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Integrating art and science to communicate the social and ecological complexities of wildfire and climate change in Arizona

View article. This paper describes Fires of Change, a collaborative art exhibit designed to communicate about the shifting fire regimes of the United States Southwest through the lens of multimedia art. The...

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When the fire starts: A science-based framework for risk-based incident response

View factsheet. Potential Operational Delineations (PODs) is a spatial wildfire planning framework that brings together operational fire responses and landscape management goals from Forest Planning documents. The PODs risk-based framework helps managers...

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