This article presents evidence in support of the author's belief that complete prevention of forest fires in the ponderosa-pine region of the Pacific Slope has certain undesirable ecological and silvicultural effects. He emphasizes the fact that conditions are already deplorable and are becoming increasingly serious over large areas, and urges intensive research on the problem.
Document Type: Journal Article
Forest supervisor, Colville Indian Reservation, Nespelem, Wash.
Publication date: January 1, 1943
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