Prescribed Burning on Large Landholdings in the South During 1975 [report]

Ragnar W. Johansen, William H. McNab
1982 unpublished
Approximately 1.85 million acres of commercial timberland in large private and Federal holdings were prescription burned in the South during 1975. At least an additional 298,000 acres of wild land were burned for wildlife habitat and range improvement. Thus, in excess of 2.15 million acres of total wild land (timberland plus other wild land) was prescription burned on large landholdings in the South during 1975. This total does not include any prescription burning on small landholdings. Private
more » ... ndholdings. Private industry burned 1.27 million acres, 40 percent for site preparation.
doi:10.2737/se-rn-316 fatcat:gtueovnr4bdzxi6tlwo3x32b2i