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Project ID: 01-3-3-30

Year: 2002

Date Started: 02/05/2002

Date Completed: 07/01/2005

Title: Including Fire Effects Information in a Manual of California Vegetation

Project Proposal Abstract: The development and implementation of fire management plans requires current scientific information about the interaction of fire and vegetation. In addition, the achievement of two of the principal purposes of the Joint Fire Science Plan is dependent upon having readily available, synthesized, and scientifically credible information on fire and vegetation interactions. The goal of this project is to complete the collection and synthesis of published and unpublished information on the interaction of fire and vegetation in California and to publish this information in the upcoming revision of A Manual of Caflfornia Vegetation (Manual). Two, two-day workshops will be held to collect, review, and synthesize fire regime information for the vegetation types of the Central Coast Range, the Central Valley, and southwestern California. This information will be added to similar data already summarized for the rest of the state and will be made widely available via the second printed edition of the Manual and the California Chapter of the Association for Fire Ecology and California Native Plant Society web sites.

Principal Investigator: Michael McCoy

Agency/Organization: University of California-Davis

Branch or Dept: Department of Environmental Science and Policy


Other Project Collaborators

Type

Name

Agency/Organization

Branch or Dept

Co-Principal Investigator

Todd Keeler-Wolf

California

Fish and Game-Headquarters

Co-Principal Investigator

John O. Sawyer

Humboldt State University

Department of Biological Sciences

Federal Cooperator

Neil G. Sugihara

Forest Service

Region 5-Fire & Aviation Management-McClellan

Manager/Coordinator

Carrie A. Shaw

University of California-Davis

Department of Environmental Science and Policy


Project Locations

Consortium

California


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Project Deliverables

Final Report view or print

("Results presented in JFSP Final Reports may not have been peer-reviewed and should be interpreted as tentative until published in a peer-reviewed source.")

  ID Type Title
  go to website 5964 Website An electronic version of the manual will be available on the CAFE website and linked to the CNPS web site and others.

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