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Research Project: A REGIONAL EXPERIMENT TO EVALUATE EFFECTS OF FIRE AND FIRE SURROGATE TREATMENTS IN THE SAGEBRUSH STEPPE (I).

Location: Northwest Watershed Management Research

Project Number: 5362-13610-009-19
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: May 22, 2010
End Date: May 22, 2011

Objective:
Characterize the hydrologic and erosion impacts of different levels of juniper encroachment and juniper control methods of fire and mechanical cutting.

Approach:
Simulated rainfall and concentrated overland flow methods will be implemented along a gradient of increasing juniper canopy dominance both before and after prescribed fire and mechanical cutting treatments. Documents Reimbursable with USGS. Log 28426

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