Principal Investigator:Lanoville, Rick Licenced Year(s):2004
This project will use experimental prescribed burns to evaluate the effectiveness of forest fuel treatments and sprinkler systems in protecting homes and communities from wildfires. It will also provide on-the-job training for young adults as well as op...
Principal Investigator:Alexander, Martin E. Licenced Year(s):
With the assistance of NWT Dept. of Renewable Resources fire management personnel, a study site was located approximately 50 km north of Fort Providence. A dense jack pine stand occupies the site. Surrounded by marshland, this site is ideally suited to supporting the high-intensity crown fires required in this study. Ten burning plots were located in this site. Firelines approximately 50 m wide w...
Principal Investigator:Quinlan, Allyson Licenced Year(s):
The principle researcher and one (or two) field assistants will be flown into Hook Lake base camp by either helicopter or fixed wing aircraft (transportation and field support confirmed by Renewable Resources, NWT). Temporary vegetation (herbaceous) transects will be established on the following prairies in the Hook Lake area: Dan's Prairie, North Prairie, Paul's Prairie, Ann's Prairie, Hook Lake ...