Tree-Ring Research

Southwest Fire:

Other Options

A philosophy of fire management holds that the current heavy fuel loading in forests can be safely reduced by directly removing wood:

Read the following sources to learn the arguments for or against various mechanical harvesting management options for reducing forest fuels and mitigating the forest fire management dilemma of the Southwest:

Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona 85721 USA
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