NALT Keyword: fire science and management

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Mapping forests with Lidar provides flexible, accurate data with many uses
Mapping forests with Lidar provides flexible, accurate data with many uses
Mapping forests with Lidar provides flexible, accurate data with many ...

The powerful mapping capabilities of Lidar soon may be widely available to California forest managers as costs fall and the technology improves.

Agricultural burning monitored for air pollutants in Imperial County; exposure reduction recommendations developed
Agricultural burning monitored for air pollutants in Imperial County; exposure reduction recommendations developed
Agricultural burning monitored for air pollutants in Imperial County; ...

Particulate matter levels may reach hazardous levels directly downwind of burns; targeted fact sheets and other recommendations aim to reduce people’s exposure.

Cooperative, cross-boundary management facilitates large-scale ecosystem restoration
efforts
Cooperative, cross-boundary management facilitates large-scale ecosystem restoration efforts
Cooperative, cross-boundary management facilitates large-scale ecosyst...

A cooperative meadow restoration plan that successfully engaged a diverse group of stakeholders is a model for future projects.

Californians must learn from the past and work together to meet the forest and fire
challenges of the next century
Californians must learn from the past and work together to meet the forest and fire challenges of the next century
Californians must learn from the past and work together to meet the fo...
Post-fire vegetation dynamics of a sagebrush steppe community change significantly
over time
Post-fire vegetation dynamics of a sagebrush steppe community change significantly over time
Post-fire vegetation dynamics of a sagebrush steppe community change s...

Nearly 30 years after a burn at two sites in northeastern California, sagebrush had recovered fully and invasive grasses had diminished.

Effects of fuel treatments on California mixed-conifer forests
Effects of fuel treatments on California mixed-conifer forests
Effects of fuel treatments on California mixed-conifer forests

A consensus is developing that fuel treatments are not negatively impacting the ecology of yellow pine and mixed-conifer forests.

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