Botanists – 15

The Botanists at Crater Lake National Park by Elizabeth L. Horn

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The Role of Fire


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During the 1970s and 1980s emphasis shifted to the study of fire ecology at Crater Lake National Park. Much of this work was done cooperatively through partnerships with Oregon State University and the University of Washington. Forest ecologists looked at fire regimes and wondered if it was possible to return portions of the Park landscape to pre-settlement vegetation patterns.