USDA Forest Service

Pacific Southwest Research Station

Pacific Southwest
Research Station

800 Buchanan Street
Albany, CA 94710-0011
(510) 883-8830
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Evaluating alternative fuel treatments in the South Shore wildland urban interface area

Principal Investigators:
Morris Johnson, USDA Forest Service-Pacific Northwest Research Station
Roger Ottmar, USDA Forest Service-Pacific Northwest Research Station

Proposal [pdf]

A final report was not submitted for this project.

Please contact Dr. Morris Johnson with questions regarding this project.

Project Summary

Reducing fire hazard in the wildland-urban interface is a high priority in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The goal of this project was to develop fuels data and management alternatives needed to reduce fire hazard in the South Shore Project of the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit by linking the Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator (FFE-FVS) and the Fuel Characteristic Classification System (FCCS) tools.