Post-Fire Salvage Logging References


Wildfire: Atmosphere & Climate. Effects of wildfire on air quality; weather and wildfire; climate change; Global Warming.

Wildfire: Economics. Costs of suppression, loss of resources, effects on rural communities.

Wildfire: Forest Fuels. Types of fuels, fuels history, fuels management, prescribed fire, combustability.

Wildfire: Forest Soils. Effects of wildfire on soils, soil productivity, soil chemistry.

Wildfire: Forest Streams. Effects of wildfire on streams, water quality, erosion, fish populations.

Beschta, Robert L., Jonathon J. Rhodes, J. Boone Kauffman, Robert E. Gresswell, G. Wayne Minshall, James. R. Karr, David A. Perry, E. Richard Hauer, and Christopher A. Frissell 2004. “Postfire Management on Forested Public Lands of the Western United States,” Conservation Biology. Vol. 18, No. 4: 957-967. [PDF]

Donato, Dan, J. B. Fontaine, J. L. Campbell, W. D. Robinson, J. Boone Kauffman, Beverly E. Law 2006. “Post-Wildfire Logging Hinders Regeneration and Increases Fire Risk,” Sciencexpress Brevia. January 5: 3 pp. [PDF]

Foster, David R., Dennis H. Knight, and Jerry F. Franklin 1998. “Landscape Patterns and Legacies Resulting from Large, Infrequent Forest Disturbances,” Ecosystems. Vol. 1: 497-510.

Franklin, Jerry F. 2004. Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Biscuit Recovery Project. College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington: 12 pp. [PDF]

Hogan, Michael R. 2004. Civil Case No. 04-3058-JPC: Siskiyou Regional Education Project, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Linda Goodman, et al., Defendants. United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, US District Court for the District of Oregon, Medford, Oregon: pp. 1-14; 28-32. [PDF]

Hutto, Richard L. 2006. "Toward Meaningful Snag-Management Guidelines for Postfire Salvage Logging in North American Conifer Forests," Conservation Biology. Vol. 20, No. 4: 984-993.[PDF]

Martinez-Sanchez, Juan Jose, Pablo Ferrandis, Jorge de las Heras, and Jose maria Herranz 1999. Effect of Burnt Wood Removal on the Natural Regeneration of Pinus halpensis After Fire in a Pine Forest in Tus Valley (SE Spain)," Forest Ecology and Management. Vol. 123: 1-10.[PDF]

McIver, J. D. and R. Ottmar 2007. "Fuel Mass and Stand Structure After Post-Fire Logging of a Severely Burned Ponderosa Pine Forest in Northeastern Oregon," Forest Ecology and Management. Vol. 238: 268-279.[PDF]

Nazzaro, Robin M. 2006. Biscuit Fire Recovery Project.Analysis of Project Development, Salvage Sales, and Other Activities. GA0-06-967, United States Government Accountability Office, Washington DC: 69 pp.[PDF]

Niemi, Ernie 2004. Economic Risks of Salvage Logging: the Biscuit Fire. ECONorthwest, Eugene, Oregon: 24 pp. [PDF]

Oregonian 2003. Split the Biscuit: OSU Researchers Make a Strong Casefor Speedy Salvage, Reforestation and Brush Control On Parts of the Biscuit Fire, The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon, July 25: p. E6. [PDF]

Peterson, David L., James K. Agee, Gregory H. Aplet, Dennis P. Dykstra, Russell T. Graham, John F. Lehmkuhl, David S. Pilliod, Donald F. Potts, Robert F. Powers, and John D. Stuart N.D. Effects of Timber Harvest Following Wildfire in Western North America: Issues and Scientific Evidence. US Forest Service General Technical Report Draft: 104 pp.[PDF]

Purdon, Mark, Suzanne Brais, and Yves Bergeron 2004."Initial Response of Understorey [sic] Vegetation to Fire Severity and Salvage-Logging in the Boreal Forest of Quebec," Applied Vegetation Science. Vol. 7: 49-60. [PDF]

Van Nieuwstadt, Mark G. L., Douglas Sheil, and Kuswata Kartawinata 2001. "The Ecological Consequences of Logging in the Burned Forests of East Kalimantan, Indonesia," Conservation Biology. Vol. 15, No. 4: 1183-1186. [PDF]


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