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Describes effects of fire on animals and habitat. United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Research Station. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-42-volume 1, January 2000.
This Forest Service general technical report describes the kinds, quality, amount, and gaps of scientific knowledge for making informed decisions on fuel treatments used to modify wildfire behavior and effects in dry forests of the interior Western United States. Published in 2004.
Provides a diverse list of groundcovers, perennials, evergreen shrubs, deciduous shrubs, and conifer & deciduous trees that are both attractive and fire-resistant. All plants listed do well in Oregon. Some are coded for specific regions of the state.
The Healthy Forest Restoration Act (HFRA) passed by the United States Congress in 2003. H.R. 1904
Describes the effects of fire on soils and water. United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Research Station. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-42-volume 4, September 2005.

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