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UBC research forest burns, leads to new insights

Aug. 18, 2017 - Wildfire has burned 10 per cent of a research forest operated by the University of British Columbia but researchers are learning from the aftermath.


August 18, 2017
By Maria Church
Maria Church

“Part of the variability in fire effects [within the UBC forest] is what our treatment effects have done to the fuel load in the past,” forest manager Ken Day told CBC. Areas where the forest was thinned saw reduced fire intesity, for example.

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