Postfire logging in riparian areas.

@article{Reeves2006PostfireLI,
  title={Postfire logging in riparian areas.},
  author={Gordon H. Reeves and Peter Bisson and Bruce E. Rieman and Lee E. Benda},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={994-1004}
}
We reviewed the behavior of wildfire in riparian zones, primarily in the western United States, and the potential ecological consequences of postfire logging. Fire behavior in riparian zones is complex, but many aquatic and riparian organisms exhibit a suite of adaptations that allow relatively rapid recovery after fire. Unless constrained by other factors, fish tend to rebound relatively quickly, usually within a decade after a wildfire. Additionally, fire and subsequent erosion events… CONTINUE READING

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