2016 Timber Harvest & Prescribed Fire Tour
Location: Monroe Mountain, Utah
Background: The 15th Annual Timber Harvest Tour included stops on Monroe Mountain that highlighted restoration efforts including prescribed fire and various treatments.
Objectives: The objectives of this tour were to highlight areas on Monroe Mountain that have undergone aspen treatments, hand-cutting operations, thinning of white fir, a salvage sale in Engelmann spruce, and to showcase preparation treatments in advance of a prescribed broadcast burn.
Fuels treatment surrounding rural cabin
Partners: USU Extension, Utah Division of Natural Resources - Forestry, Intermountain Society of American Foresters, U.S. Forest Service, Southern Rockies Fire Science Network, Monroe Mountain Working Group