Beckley, Bob ; Groenier, James Scott. 2008. Fuel Reduction Projects in Sensitive Areas and on Steep Slopes: A Guide to Information. 0851 2W03. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.
This Web site provides information forest managers can use when planning biomass reduction projects in environmentally sensitive areas or on steep slopes. These projects are often needed to reduce fire danger in areas where prescribed fire or traditional timber sales might not be practical or acceptable. Besides presenting general information about such projects, this tech tip includes links to many sites with more specific information.
Keywords: biofuels, forest health, forest management, fuel reduction, logging, slash, thinning, wildland-urban interface