Vegetation resilient to salvage logging after severe wildfire

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(USDA Forest Service – Pacific Southwest Research Station) Nearly a decade after being logged, vegetation in forested areas severely burned by California’s Cone Fire in 2002 was relatively similar to areas untouched by logging equipment. The findings of a US Forest Service study shed light on how vegetation responds to severe wildfire and whether further disturbances from logging affect regrowth.