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Highland Creek Fire 2000; 2002 Plot 1a CBI = 0.95




95% burn with light charring throughout. Low consumption of litter and duff 30-60%. Consumption of down fuels 30%. Small 2% increase in soil cover. Regenerated forbs and grasses dominate understory with some patches of colonizers. No overstory tree mortality, slight basal scorching of some crowns. Mid-age ponderosa pine community type.


A. Substrates 1.02
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.30
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. N/A
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees 0.63
Understory CBI 1.14
Overstory CBI 0.63
Total Plot 0.95