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Fire and restoration of pi�on?juniper woodlands in the western United States: a review

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Baker, William L, and Shinneman, Douglas J, Fire and restoration of pi�on?juniper woodlands in the western United States: a review: .

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Pi�ons and junipers, that dominate many semi-arid landscapes in the western United States, have invaded some sagebrush and grassland areas and possibly increased in density since EuroAmerican settlement. Exclusion of fire by livestock grazing and intentional suppression is thought to have been a cause of these changes. National assessments suggest that many woodlands have missed one or more low-severity surface fires and are thus in poor condition, requiring restoration. We undertook a systematic review of seven questions about fire history, fire severity, and the role of fire in these woodlands to evaluate the scientific basis for the national assessment. First, unless pi�ons and junipers record fire by means of fire scars, it will [...]

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