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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.

Timber Harvest Tour 2016Aspen treatment

Timber Harvest Tour 2016

Aspen treatment

Timber Harvest Tour 2016

Timber Harvest Tour 2016

Timber Harvest Tour 2016

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