Fire managers field guide: hazardous fuels management in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands

  • Author(s): O’Brien, Joseph J.; Mordecai, Kathryn A.; Wolcott, Leslie
  • Date: 2010
  • Station ID: General Technical Report (GTR)-SRS-123

Abstract

This publication is a field guide to tactics and techniques for dealing with hazardous fuels in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands. The guide covers prescribed fire, mechanical, chemical, and other means for reducing and managing wildland fuels in these systems. Also, a list of exotic plants that contribute to hazardous fuel problems is included with recommendations on their control.

  • Citation: O’Brien, Joseph J.; Mordecai, Kathryn A.; Wolcott, Leslie 2010. Fire managers field guide: hazardous fuels management in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-123. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 55 p.

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