Forest Fire Research

Regions: Dehcho Region, North Slave Region

Tags: physical sciences, revegetation, forestry, ecology, forest fire, forest fire management, tree regeneration

Principal Investigator: Maffey, Murray (2)
Licence Number: 12148
Organization: Forestry Canada
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: Kelvin Hirsch; Bill De Groot

Objective(s): To collect fire suppression prescribed fire, and fire ecology information with respect to fire management in the Northwest Territories;

Project Description: The researchers will participate in and assist with fire behavior and fuel type data collection on the Little Rat Lake prescribed burn. The will resurvey the experimental burn plots and carry out a regeneration survey 10 years after the experimental burns at Porter Lake. Initial attack crew leaders in the Fort Simpson district will be interviewed to obtain detailed information about the effectiveness of various fire suppression techniques.