Montana State University

MSU Extension Forestry


Forest Health

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Bitterroot National Forest Douglas-Fir Beetle Outbreak; Estimated 30,000 acres.

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Bitterroot National Forest Laird Creek drainage 6 years after wildfire.

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Bitterroot National Forest where clearcut stopped severe fire (see previous slide for fire severity adjacent to clearcut).

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Sula Basin fire killed ponderosa pine forest 6 years after fire.

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Sula Basin fire killed Douglas-fir 6 years after fire.

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Sula Basin fire killed forest 6 years after fire and salvage logging.