Calvin A. Farris

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Klamath-South Cascades Network
National Park Service
317 S. 7th Street
Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601, USA

Publications in Fire Ecology

Quaking Aspen Regeneration following Prescribed Fire in 
Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, USA

Pages: 14-26
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.1003014

Prescribed fire is commonly used for restoration, but the effects of reintroducing fire following a century of fire exclusion are unknown in many ecosystems. We assessed the effects of three prescribed fires, native ungulate browsing, and conifer competition on quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) regeneration in four small groves (0.5 ha to 3.0 ha) in Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, USA, over an 11 yr period. The effects of fire on aspen regeneration density and height were variable within and among sites.  [Read More]

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