USDA Forest Service
 

Pacific Southwest Region

Selected Fires from 2010

Explanatory Notes


Incidents Exceeding 1,000 acres on National Forests in California - 2010
Selection Fire Incident Name Forest(s) Incident Acres Acres of NF Forestland
selectedBullSequoia16,0002,928
selectedCanyon FireSequoia9,8202,553
selectedSheep FireSequoia9,0205,531
not selectedConstantia ComplexPlumas1,369<1,000
not selectedMonoInyo1,205<1,000
not selectedBarPlumas1,040660
not selectedPozoLos Padres1,1519
not selectedBullard's FirePlumas/Tahoe1,300526

Table Key
Code Meaning
Selected Most of the acreage burned in a given year is explained by fires larger than 1,000 acres. Fires were selected for analysis if more than 1,000 acres of forestland burned.
Not Selected These fire were not analyzed because less than 1,000 acres of forestland burned.

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Pie chart displaying post fire conditions from 2010 fires, 11,000 acres of National Forest Forestland.  Deforested: Wilderness, etc. 300 acres or 3 percent.  Deforested: Not Wilderness, etc. 3,100 acres or 27 percent.  Forested: Not Wilderness, etc. 4,500 acres or 41 percent.  Forested: Wilderness, etc. 3,200 acres or 29 percent.


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Summary of the following fires: Bull, Canyon, and Sheep

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after Selected 2010 Wildfires on National Forests in California (Acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
fir 0 29 36 350 2 135 552
pine 79 670 22 34 0 13 817
Douglas-fir 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
mixed conifer 246 2,097 211 1,305 40 303 4,201
closed cone conifers 2 1 466 1,208 538 301 2,517
coastal conifer/cypress 0 0 94 38 33 4 169
pinyon juniper 0 0 5 33 10 2 50
hardwood 6 371 1,078 556 518 207 2,737
Sub Total 334 3,168 1,912 3,524 1,141 965 11,044
shrub/non-forest 17,533
other ownership 7,451
Total 36,028

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Bull Fire 2010

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Bull Fire on the Sequoia National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
fir types 0 0 29.08 38.04 1.53 3.16 71.81
pine types 0 0 19.93 17.38 0.04 8.58 45.94
Douglas-fir 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
mixed conifer types 0 0 114.73 136.05 5.48 10.94 267.20
closed cone conifers 1.40 0 174.43 30.55 378.34 18.46 603.19
coastal conifer/cypress 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
pj 0 0 5.21 31.51 9.41 1.71 47.84
hardwood 1.22 1.18 912.38 391.66 449.57 135.71 1,891.72
Sub Total 2.62 1.18 1255.76 645.20 844.37 178.56 2,927.71
shrub/non-forest 13,522.96
other ownership 682.81
Total 17,133.00

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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Canyon Fire 2010

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Canyon Fire on the Sequoia National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
fir types 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
pine types 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Douglas-fir 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
mixed conifer types 0 0 2 30 0 4 36
closed cone conifers 1 1 292 1,176 160 275 1,906
coastal conifer/cypress 0 0 94 38 33 4 169
pj 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
hardwood 1 1 166 165 68 72 472
Sub Total 2 2 553 1,410 262 355 2,585
shrub/non-forest 3,747
other ownership 4,439
Total 10,770

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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Sheep Fire 2010

Summary of Vegetation Conditions after the Sheep Fire on the Sequoia National Forest (acres)
Vegetation Type treatments NOT permitted treatments permitted treatments permitted Total Within Fire Perimeter
Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition Deforested Condition Forested Condition
Steep Ground
( > 30 % Slope)
Flat Ground
( < 30 % Slope)
alpine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
fir types 0 29 7 312 1 131 480
pine types 79 670 2 16 0 4 771
Douglas-fir 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
mixed conifer types 246 2,097 94 1,139 34 288 3,898
closed cone conifers 0 0 0 1 0 8 9
coastal conifer/cypress 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
pj 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
hardwood 4 369 0 0 0 0 373
Sub Total 329 3,164 103 1,469 35 431 5,531
shrub/non-forest 263
other ownership 2,330
Total 8,124

Fire boundary shown with areas of forested, deforested, and not forested forestland.

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USDA Forest Service - Pacific Southwest Region
Last Modified: Friday, 13 April 2012 at 18:32:57 CDT


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