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Land managers have a new tool in their firefighting arsenals that models forest fuels in three dimensions. These 3D fuel models developed by the USDA Forest Service have the potential to make firefighting and the management of controlled burns safer and less costly while helping to protect valuable natural resources.
- The “efficiency concernn”: Exploring wildfire risk on heirs’ property in Macon‑Bibb County, Georgia, United States of America
Aragon, Amanda ; Johnson Gaither, Cassandra ; Madden, Marguerite ; Goodrick, Scott
- Temperature affects hatching success of cocoons in the invasive Asian earthwork Amynthas agrestis from the southern Appalachians
Blackmon IV, James H.; Taylor, Melanie K.; Carrera-Martinez, Roberto ; Snyder, Bruce A.; Callaham Jr., Mac A.
- Photo guide for estimating fuel loading in the Southern Appalachian Mountains
Coates, T. Adam; Waldrop, Thomas A.; Hutchinson, Todd F.; Mohr, Helen H.
- Maximizing the monitoring of diversity for management activities: Additive partitioning of plant species diversity across a frequently burned ecosystem
Dell, Jane E.; Pokswinski, Scott M.; Richards, Lora A.; Hiers, J. Kevin; Williams, Brett ; O’Brien, Joseph J.; Loudermilk, E. Louise; Hudak, Andrew T.; Dyer, Lee A.
- Interaction diversity maintains resiliency in a frequently disturbed ecosystem
Dell, Jane E.; Salcido, Danielle M.; Lumpkin, Will ; Richards, Lora A.; Pokswinski, Scott M.; Loudermilk, E. Louise; O'Brien, Joseph J.; Dyer, Lee A.