Prescribed Burning on Large Landholdings in the South During 1975

  • Authors: Johansen, Ragnar W.; McNab, William H.
  • Publication Year: 1982
  • Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
  • Source: Res. Note SE-316. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
  • DOI: 10.2737/SE-RN-316

Abstract

Approximately 1.85 million acres of commercialtimberland in large private and Federal holdings were prescription burned in the South during 1975.At least an additional 298,000 acres of wild land were burned for wildlife habitat and range improvement.Thus, in excess of 2.15 million acres of total wild land (timberland plus other wild land) was prescription burned on large landholdings in the South during 1975.This total does not include any prescription burning on small landholdings.Private industry burned 1.27 million acres, 40 percent for site preparation.

  • Citation: Johansen, Ragnar W.; McNab, William H. 1982. Prescribed Burning on Large Landholdings in the South During 1975. Res. Note SE-316. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
  • Keywords: Fire management, site preparation, fuel reduction.
  • Posted Date: January 1, 2000
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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