Fire Effects

  • Bristlecone pines have an interesting relationship with fire. When a fire occurs, it may open a once-closed area to sunlight.…

    Can We Grow Now? Helping Bristlecone Pine Trees To Take Root and Grow

  • When a wildfire burns across a forest, logs and stumps on the ground may completely burn up. When this happens…

    Don’t Judge a Soil by Its Color: Exploring Forest Soil Following a Wildfire

  • Trees that are dead but still standing are called snags. Even though snags are dead, they are still are important…

    Pecking Order: What Types of Post-Fire Snag Areas Do Woodpeckers Prefer?