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    Title:Effects of stand thinning on fuel parameters in the Fairholme prescribed burn (Banff National Park)
 
    Year:2003
 
    Status:Completed
 
    Researcher(s):Dave Schroeder (Lead)
 
    Abstract:Banff National Park is conducting a large prescribed burn in the Fairholme range. FERIC has established a site with 3 plots (control, thinned and slash removal, and thinned only); to document the effect of stand density on fire behaviour. The site is dominated by lodgepole pine. It is located on a slope with very shallow soils. Fuel samples and stand density parameter of the three sites were measured before and after the thinning; further samples will be taken after the site has been burned.
 
    Advisory Member(s):Alberta Agriculture and Forestry; Parks Canada
 
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    Tags:Fuel Management; Prescribed Burn; see all tags...
 
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