Publication Details

Photo guide for estimating risk to hardwood trees during prescribed burning operations in eastern oak forests

Year Published

2009

Publication

Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-44. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 95 p.

Abstract

A field guide of 40 photographs of common hardwood trees of eastern oak forests and fuel loadings surrounding their bases. The guide contains instructions on how to rapidly assess a tree's likelihood to be damaged or killed by prescribed burning.

Keywords

forest fire; forest fuels; Quercus; shelterwood system

Citation

Brose, Patrick H. 2009. Photo guide for estimating risk to hardwood trees during prescribed burning operations in eastern oak forests. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-44. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 95 p. https://doi.org/10.2737/NRS-GTR-44.

Last updated on: May 29, 2009