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  1. Planting tree seedlings may help promote forest recovery after extensive high-severity wildfire. We evaluated the influence of growing environment characteristics on the performance of seedlings planted in the...

    Authors: Laura A. E. Marshall, Paula J. Fornwalt, Camille S. Stevens-Rumann, Kyle C. Rodman, Charles C. Rhoades, Kevin Zimlinghaus, Teresa B. Chapman and Catherine A. Schloegel
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:26
  2. When fire intervals are shorter than the time required for plants to reproduce, plant populations are threatened by “immaturity risk.” Therefore, understanding how the time between fires influences plants can ...

    Authors: Ella S. Plumanns-Pouton, Matthew H. Swan, Trent D. Penman, Luke Collins and Luke T. Kelly
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:25
  3. The Mediterranean basin is currently facing major changes in fire regimes as a result of climate and land-use changes. These alterations could affect the ability of forests to recover after a fire, hence trigg...

    Authors: Giulia Mantero, Donato Morresi, Sara Negri, Nicolò Anselmetto, Emanuele Lingua, Eleonora Bonifacio, Matteo Garbarino and Raffaella Marzano
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:23
  4. Predators and fire shape ecosystems across the globe and these two forces can interact to impact prey populations. This issue is particularly pertinent in Australia where there is considerable scientific and p...

    Authors: Tim S. Doherty, Darcy J. Watchorn, Vivianna Miritis, Angela J. L. Pestell and William L. Geary
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:22
  5. Tree litter is the primary fuel affecting surface fire behavior in most fire-prone forest and woodland ecosystems in northeastern North America. Fire exclusion and land use changes have dramatically altered fi...

    Authors: Jesse K. Kreye, Jeffrey M. Kane and J. Morgan Varner
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:21
  6. Wildfire is a major contemporary socio-ecological issue facing the people and natural resources of Southern California, and the prospect that a warming climate could lead to a higher probability of fire in the...

    Authors: Alex W. Dye, Peng Gao, John B. Kim, Ting Lei, Karin L. Riley and Larissa Yocom
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:20
  7. Fire-adapted forests in western North America are experiencing rapid changes to fire regimes that are outside the range of historic norms. Some habitat-specialist species have been negatively impacted by incre...

    Authors: Kristin M. Brunk, R. J. Gutiérrez, M. Zachariah Peery, C. Alina Cansler, Stefan Kahl and Connor M. Wood
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:19
  8. The Spanish region of Galicia is one of the most fire-prone areas in Europe. Most wildfires are directly or indirectly related to human activities, suggesting that socioeconomic factors likely can inform wildf...

    Authors: Jaime de Diego, Mercedes Fernández, Antonio Rúa and Jeffrey D. Kline
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:18
  9. An accurate understanding of wildfire impacts is critical to the success of any post-fire management framework. Fire severity maps are typically created from satellite-derived imagery that are capable of mappi...

    Authors: Jeremy Arkin, Nicholas C. Coops, Lori D. Daniels and Andrew Plowright
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:17
  10. An extreme drought from 2012–2016 and concurrent bark beetle outbreaks in California, USA resulted in widespread tree mortality. We followed changes in tree mortality, stand structure, and surface and canopy f...

    Authors: Charlotte C. Reed, Sharon M. Hood, Daniel R. Cluck and Sheri L. Smith
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:16
  11. Fire occurrence is influenced by interactions between human activity, climate, and fuels that are difficult to disentangle but crucial to understand, given fire’s role in carbon dynamics, deforestation, and ha...

    Authors: Lucas B. Harris, Alan H. Taylor, Habtemariam Kassa, Samson Leta and Bronwen Powell
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:15
  12. Rural and semi-rural areas are complex and dynamic social-ecological systems, many of which have experienced profound impacts from wildland fires, particularly this decade. Under uncertain climate change condi...

    Authors: Kathleen Uyttewaal, Núria Prat-Guitart, Fulco Ludwig, Carolien Kroeze and E. R. (Lisa) Langer
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:13
  13. The cultural connections of the Maidu to the lands they inhabit are profound with burning being a major component of their culture. California black oak plays an important role in the lifeways of many Indigeno...

    Authors: Scott L. Stephens, Les Hall, Connor W. Stephens, Alexis A. Bernal and Brandon M. Collins
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:12
  14. The risk of destructive wildfire on fire-prone landscapes with excessive fuel buildup has prompted the use of fuel reduction treatments to protect valued resources from wildfire damage. The question of how to ...

    Authors: Jeffrey E. Ott, Francis F. Kilkenny and Theresa B. Jain
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:10
  15. Forests are an essential natural resource to humankind, providing a myriad of direct and indirect benefits. Natural disasters like forest fires have a major impact on global warming and the continued existence...

    Authors: Veerappampalayam Easwaramoorthy Sathishkumar, Jaehyuk Cho, Malliga Subramanian and Obuli Sai Naren
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:9
  16. Application of prescribed fire in natural plant communities is an important wildlife habitat management tool. Prescribed fire managers have suggested anecdotally that changing weather patterns may be influenci...

    Authors: Chelsea S. Kross, Robert V. Rohli, Jena A. Moon, Auriel M. V. Fournier, Mark S. Woodrey and J. Andrew Nyman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:7
  17. Wildfire management is increasingly shifting from firefighting to wildfire prevention aiming at disaster risk reduction. This implies fuel and landscape management and engagement with stakeholders. This transi...

    Authors: Hugo A. Lambrechts, Spyridon Paparrizos, Robijn Brongersma, Carolien Kroeze, Fulco Ludwig and Cathelijne R. Stoof
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:6
  18. The Indigenous Kichwa Saraguro people of southern Ecuador have long relied on traditional burning to manage their environment. However, their traditional use of fire in one of the most important ecosystems in ...

    Authors: Sandy Celi Díaz, Liliana Correa Quezada, Leticia Jiménez Álvarez, Julia Loján-Córdova and Vinicio Carrión-Paladines
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:5
  19. In July 2012, a lightning strike ignited the Arapaho Fire in the Laramie Mountains of Wyoming and burned approximately 39,700 ha. This high-severity fire resulted in 95% mortality of ponderosa pine (Pinus pondero...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Winters and Linda T. A. van Diepen
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:4
  20. Canby’s dropwort (Oxypolis canbyi (J.M. Coult. & Rose) Fernald) was listed as federally endangered in 1986, yet the species has continued to decline and is no longer found in 11 counties throughout its former ran...

    Authors: Deborah Landau, Gabriel Devin Cahalan and Prathiba Natesan Batley
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:2
  21. Maximizing the effectiveness of fuel treatments at landscape scales is a key research and management need given the inability to treat all areas at risk from wildfire. We synthesized information from case stud...

    Authors: Alexandra K. Urza, Brice B. Hanberry and Theresa B. Jain
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:1
  22. Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) ecosystems were historically widespread in the North American Coastal Plain and in some southeastern piedmont and montane settings. The naval stores industry, deforestation, ...

    Authors: Monica T. Rother, Thomas W. Patterson, Paul A. Knapp, Tyler J. Mitchell and Nell Allen
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:34
  23. Wildland fires are fundamentally landscape phenomena, making it imperative to evaluate wildland fire strategic goals and fuel treatment effectiveness at large spatial and temporal scales. Outside of simulation...

    Authors: Sharon M. Hood, J. Morgan Varner, Theresa B. Jain and Jeffrey M. Kane
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:33
  24. Traits of mature trees, such as bark thickness and texture, have been documented to promote resistance or resilience to heating in fire-prone forests. These traits often assist managers as they plan and promot...

    Authors: Adam B. McClure, T. Adam Coates, J. Kevin Hiers, John R. Seiler, Joseph J. O’Brien and Chad M. Hoffman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:32
  25. Dry mixed-conifer forests of the southwestern United States are experiencing rapid, anthropogenically driven fire regime change. Prior to the Euro-American settlement, most of these forests experienced frequen...

    Authors: Tara D. Durboraw, Clint W. Boal, Mary S. Fleck and Nathan S. Gill
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:31
  26. Wildfire mitigation is becoming increasingly urgent, but despite the availability of mitigation tools, such as prescribed fire, managed wildfire, and mechanical thinning, the USA has been unable to scale up mi...

    Authors: Laurie Yung, Benjamin J. Gray, Carina Wyborn, Brett Alan Miller, Daniel R. Williams and Maureen Essen
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:30
  27. In seed-obligate conifer forests of the western US, land managers need a better understanding of the spatiotemporal variability in post-fire recovery to develop adaptation strategies. Successful establishment ...

    Authors: Robert A. Andrus, Christine A. Droske, Madeline C. Franz, Andrew T. Hudak, Leigh B. Lentile, Sarah A. Lewis, Penelope Morgan, Peter R. Robichaud and Arjan J. H. Meddens
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:29
  28. Burn severity plays an important role in shaping vegetation recovery in Mediterranean ecosystems. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate the influence of burn severity on short-term vegetation resilience i...

    Authors: Sara Huerta, Elena Marcos, Víctor Fernández-García and Leonor Calvo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:28
  29. Projected trajectories of climate and land use change over the remainder of the twenty-first century may result in conditions and situations that require flexible approaches to conservation planning and practi...

    Authors: John A. Kupfer, Kirsten Lackstrom, John M. Grego, Kirstin Dow, Adam J. Terando and J. Kevin Hiers
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:27
  30. Advances in fire modeling help quantify and map various components and characterizations of wildfire risk and furthermore help evaluate the ability of fuel treatments to mitigate risk. However, a need remains ...

    Authors: Matthew P. Thompson, Kevin C. Vogler, Joe H. Scott and Carol Miller
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:26
  31. Fire danger indexes (FDIs) are used as proxies for fire potential and are often developed for specific locations. For practical purposes, the extrapolation of the underlying calculations into novel locations i...

    Authors: Harry Podschwit, William Jolly, Ernesto Alvarado, Satyam Verma, Blanca Ponce, Andrea Markos, Vannia Aliaga-Nestares and Diego Rodriguez-Zimmermann
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:25
  32. Pine flatwoods of the southeastern United States were shaped by frequent fires. Land managers use prescribed fires to control fuels but also to restore historical fire dynamics. Broad outcomes of this practice...

    Authors: Ian N. Biazzo and Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:24
  33. Model simulations of wildfire spread and assessments of their accuracy are needed for understanding and managing altered fire regimes in semiarid regions. The accuracy of wildfire spread simulations can be eva...

    Authors: Samuel “Jake” Price and Matthew J. Germino
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:23
  34. Salvage logging of fire-killed trees in western US conifer forests has been shown to negatively affect many wildlife species, but there are few quantitative studies from the Sierra Nevada, CA. Salvage intensit...

    Authors: Alissa M. Fogg, L. Jay Roberts, Ryan D. Burnett and Brent R. Campos
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:20
  35. Without periodic fire, fire-adapted plant communities across the Central Hardwood Forest Region (CHF) in the USA have undergone significant changes in forest structure and species composition, most notably a d...

    Authors: Thomas Saladyga, Kyle A. Palmquist and Cassie M. Bacon
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:19
  36. Characterization of physical fuel distributions across heterogeneous landscapes is needed to understand fire behavior, account for smoke emissions, and manage for ecosystem resilience. Remote sensing measureme...

    Authors: Benjamin C. Bright, Andrew T. Hudak, T. Ryan McCarley, Alexander Spannuth, Nuria Sánchez-López, Roger D. Ottmar and Amber J. Soja
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:18
  37. The PODs (potential operational delineations) concept is an adaptive framework for cross-boundary and collaborative land and fire management planning. Use of PODs is increasingly recognized as a best practice,...

    Authors: Matthew P. Thompson, Christopher D. O’Connor, Benjamin M. Gannon, Michael D. Caggiano, Christopher J. Dunn, Courtney A. Schultz, David E. Calkin, Bradley Pietruszka, S. Michelle Greiner, Richard Stratton and Jeffrey T. Morisette
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:17
  38. The dominant species of Florida oak-saw palmetto scrub sprout after burning from belowground rhizomes or fire-resistant aboveground buds with rapid reestablishment of cover. Responses to single fires are well ...

    Authors: Paul A. Schmalzer and Tammy E. Foster
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:16
  39. In the past, fires around railways were often associated with steam locomotives. Although steam locomotives have disappeared from everyday rail traffic, fires still occur. A vegetation fire near Bzenec (Czech ...

    Authors: Vojtěch Nezval, Richard Andrášik and Michal Bíl
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:15
  40. Wildfires are important global disturbances influencing ecosystem structure and composition. The moisture content of living and senescent plant components are key determinants of wildfire activity, yet our und...

    Authors: Tegan P. Brown, Zachary H. Hoylman, Elliott Conrad, Zachary Holden, Kelsey Jencso and W Matt Jolly
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:14
  41. This paper presents an analysis of fire regimes in the poorly studied Angolan catchment of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. We used MODIS data to examine the frequency and seasonality of fires over 20 years (fr...

    Authors: Brian W. van Wilgen, Helen M. de Klerk, Marion Stellmes and Sally Archibald
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:13
  42. Mountain pine beetle (MPB) is a native disturbance agent across most pine forests in the western US. Climate changes will directly and indirectly impact frequencies and severities of MPB outbreaks, which can t...

    Authors: Robert E. Keane, Barbara Bentz, Lisa M. Holsinger, Victoria A. Saab and Rachel Loehman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:12
  43. Fire-dependent vegetation communities in the northeastern USA have undergone significant transitions since social and ecological disruptions associated with Euro-American colonization of North America. There i...

    Authors: Joseph M. Marschall, Michael C. Stambaugh, Erin R. Abadir, Daniel C. Dey, Patrick H. Brose, Scott L. Bearer and Benjamin C. Jones
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:11

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