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Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; economic uses fact sheet 01: mastication treatments and costs

Posted date: August 01, 2018
Publication Year: 
2004
Authors: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
Publication Series: 
Research Note (RN)
Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-20-1. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.

Abstract

Mastication, or mulching, is a mechanical fuel treatment that changes the structure and size of fuels in the stand. This fact sheet describes the kinds of equipment available, where mastication should be used, and treatment factors affecting cost.

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Citation

USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2004. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; economic uses fact sheet 01: mastication treatments and costs. Res. Note RMRS-RN-20-1. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.