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Central Sierra Nevada (Blodgett, CA) Study Site
California





Blodgett Experimental Forest
  • State-owned, Univ. of California
  • Mixed-conifer forest dominated by ponderosa pine, with sugar pine, white fir, incense cedar, Douglas-fir and California black oak
  • Fire return interval: 7-20 years
  • Represents 1.5 million hectares in California
The Blodgett Study Site is using crews from both California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the Department of Corrections to help implement its site treatments.  The crews assist in line construction, firing, line holding, and mop-up.


Central Sierra Nevada (Blodgett, CA) Links

Web Site for Central Sierra Nevada (Blodgett, CA) Study Site
Publications from Central Sierra Nevada (Blodgett, CA)


Central Sierra Nevada (Blodgett, CA) Photos

                                
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Photo of Scott Stephens observing one of the FFS burns at Blodgett forest.  Photo was taken around midnight on Oct. 22, 2002.
Scott Stephens observing one of the FFS burns at Blodgett forest.  Photo was taken around midnight on Oct. 22, 2002.
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Central Sierra Nevada (Blodgett, CA) Contacts

Principle Investigator:
Scott Stephens, University of California, Berkeley
      stephens@nature.berkeley.edu 510-642-7304

Site Manager:
Jason Moghaddas, University of California, Berkeley
      moghad@nature.berkeley.edu 510-643-4773

Site Discipline Leader:
Economics
Bruce Hartsough, University of California, Davis
      brhartsough@ucdavis.edu 530-752-8331
Soils
Thomas Bruns, University of California, Berkeley
      boletus@socrates.berkeley.edu 510-642-7987
Antonio Izzo, University of California, Berkeley
Emily Moghaddas, University of California, Berkeley
Fuels
Scott Stephens, University of California, Berkeley
      stephens@nature.berkeley.edu 510-642-7304
Jason Moghaddas, University of California, Berkeley
      moghad@nature.berkeley.edu 510-643-4773
Vegetation
Jason Moghaddas, University of California, Berkeley
      moghad@nature.berkeley.edu 510-643-4773
Scott Stephens, University of California, Berkeley
      stephens@nature.berkeley.edu 510-642-7304
Pathology
Donald Dahlston, University of California, Berkeley
      donaldd@nature.berkeley.edu 510-643-5325
Entomology
Donald Dahlston, University of California, Berkeley
      donaldd@nature.berkeley.edu 510-643-5325
Dan Stark, University of California, Berkeley
Kyle Apigian, University of California, Berkeley
Andrew Storer, Michigan Technological University
David Wood, University of California, Berkeley
      bigwood@nature.berkeley.edu 510-642-5538
Wildlife
Reginald Barrett, University of California, Berkeley
      rbarrett@nature.berkeley.edu 510-642-7261
Andy Amacher, University of California, Berkeley

Site Data Manager:
Jason Moghaddas, University of California, Berkeley
      moghad@nature.berkeley.edu 510-643-4773