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Third-year Assessment of Prescribed Burning on Forest Productivity of Some Coastal British Columbia Sites

Author(s) or contact(s): W.J. Beese
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Fire Ecology
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1992. Hardcopy is available.


MacMillan Bloedel Limited (MB) and Forestry Canada began a co-operative study of the effects of prescribed burning on tree growth and site nutrition in 1985. This study quantifies the impacts of prescribed fires of differing intensity on organic matter and soils. It also measures tree growth and nutrition, plant succession, soil erosion, and soil nutrients associated with these impacts.

FRDA Research Report 181 (3861 KB)

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