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Highland Creek Fire 2000; 2002 Plot 7a CBI = 1.43




95% burn with moderate charring throughout. Moderate-high consumption of litter and duff 70%. Consumption of down fuels 20%. 20% increase in soil cover. Some patches of colonizing grasses/forbs, otherwise mostly regenerating pre-fire vegetation in understory. Overstory tree mortality is 60%, almost all due to scorch-girdle, 40% green. Ponderosa Pine community type.


A. Substrates 1.54
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.23
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. N/A
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees 1.43
Understory CBI 1.43
Overstory CBI 1.43
Total Plot 1.43