Fire managers field guide: hazardous fuels management in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands

  • Authors: O’Brien, Joseph J.; Mordecai, Kathryn A.; Wolcott, Leslie
  • Publication Year: 2010
  • Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
  • Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-123. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 55 p.

Abstract

This publication is a field guide to tactics and techniques for dealing with hazardous fuels in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands. The guide covers prescribed fire, mechanical, chemical, and other means for reducing and managing wildland fuels in these systems. Also, a list of exotic plants that contribute to hazardous fuel problems is included with recommendations on their control.

  • Citation: O’Brien, Joseph J.; Mordecai, Kathryn A.; Wolcott, Leslie 2010. Fire managers field guide: hazardous fuels management in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-123. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 55 p.
  • Keywords: Florida pine forests, managing wildland fuels, prescribed fire, wildland fuels treatments
  • Posted Date: July 15, 2010
  • Modified Date: July 15, 2010
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