5th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology and the 2nd International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress

Session 4B: Invasive Plants and Fire (TRACK II)

Wednesday, 19 November 2003: 10:30 AM-2:30 PM
Chair:  Steve Sutherland, USDA Forest Service
Comparison of fuels in invaded and uninvaded forest stands in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic U.S

  11:00 AM
Effects of fuel treatments, post-fire rehabilitation treatments and wildfire on establishment of invasive species
Molly E. Hunter, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and P. N. Omi, E. J. Martinson, G. W. Chong, M. A. Kalkhan, and T. J. Stohlgren

  11:30 AM
Fuels, fires, invasions and some effects of active management in the Eastern Rockies
Erik J. Martinson, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and G. W. Chong, M. E. Hunter, M. A. Kalkhan, P. N. Omi, and T. J. Stohlgren

  12:00 PM
Wildfire and weeds in the northern Rockies
Steve Sutherland, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, MT

  12:30 PM
Using fire to manage invasive plants
Matthew L. Brooks, USGS, Henderson, NV; and C. M. D'Antonio and D. A. Pyke

  1:00 PM
Lunch Break