The Role of Fire in Aspen Ecology and Restoration

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Overview Quaking aspen is generally considered to be a fire-adapted species because it regenerates prolifically after fire, and it can be replaced by more shade-tolerant tree species in the absence of fire. As early-successional aspen stands transition to greater conifer-dominance, they become increasingly fire prone, until fire returns, and aspen again… (More)

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@inproceedings{Shinneman2015TheRO, title={The Role of Fire in Aspen Ecology and Restoration}, author={Douglas J. Shinneman and Susan K. McIlroy}, year={2015} }