Using Fire to Control Invasive Plants: What’s New, What Works in the Northeast 2003 Workshop Proceedings

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A symposium, Using Fire to Control Invasive Plants: What’s New, What Works in the Northeast?, was held on January 24, 2003. Researchers and fire managers presented results and observations from their work.

Table of Contents
Can northeastern woody invasive plants be controlled with cutting and burning treatments? by Julie Richburg..............1
Stereo Photo Series for Quantifying Natural Fuels in the Americas by Robert E. Vihnanek.................4
Lesson Learned from Eleven Years of Prescribed Fire at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve by Tom Dooley....7
Regional climate and fire danger modeling specific to the Pine Barrens by John Hom...11
Panel Discussion, Fire and Invasive Plants in the Northeast: What Works? Panel Organizer David Crary, Jr.....14
Policy Changes and Funding Opportunities Affecting Fire Managers and Researchers by Allen R. Carter.....21
Use of Prescribed Fire for Management of Old Fields in the Northeast by Laura R. Mitchell....24
Fuel bed characteristics of invaded forest stands by Alison Dibble..........................26
Modifying the BEHAVE Fuel Model for Northeastern Conditions:Research Needs for Managing Invasives by Mark J. Ducey..........................................................30
Relative flammability of native and invasive exotic plants of the Northeastern U.S. (poster) by Alison C. Dibble and and William A. Patterson III...............................34
Using Fire to Control Invasive Plants: What’s New, What Works in the Northeast? “Overview and Synthesis” by William A. Patterson III........................................38
Questions from the Fire and Invasives Workshop by Julie A. Richburg and William A.Patterson III...........................42

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