Site preparation and fuels management on steep terrain
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Site preparation and fuels management on steep terrain proceedings of a symposium held February 15, 16, 17, 1982, Spokane, Washington by

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Published by Washington State University, Cooperative Extension in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English


  • Forest site quality -- Congresses.,
  • Prescribed burning -- Congresses.,
  • Forests and forestry -- West (U.S.)

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Statementcompiled and edited by David M. Baumgartner.
ContributionsBaumgartner, David M., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension.
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Paginationiv, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14306042M

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