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Effects of postfire seeding and fertilization on hillslope erosion in north-central Washington, USA

Robichaud, P.R.; Lillybridge, T.R.; Wagenbrenner, J.W. 2006. Effects of postfire seeding and fertilization on hillslope erosion in north-central Washington, USA. Catena 67: 56-67. "Available online at www.sciencedirect.com"

Keywords: Erosion rate, wildfire, grass seeding, silt fence, monitoring, rehabilitation, seeding

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Abstract: After the 1998 North 25 Fire in the Wenatchee National Forest, eight study sites were established on steep, severely burned hillslopes to examine the effectiveness of postfire seeding and fertilizing treatments in increasing cover to reduce hillslope erosion, and to measure the nutrient content of the eroded sediment. ...

Moscow FSL publication no. 2006d