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Painting the landscape with fire : longleaf pines and fire ecology / Den Latham ; foreword by Shibu Jose.

Latham, Den, author. (Author).
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  • 3 of 4 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Anderson - Anderson Main Library SC R 585.2 Latham Den (Text) 27009976 Adult SC Reference Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 585.2 LAT (Text) 0530005652303 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
South Carolina State Library 585.2 LATH (Text) 0010103583232 Adult SC Collection Non-Circulating -
South Carolina State Library 585.2 LATH (Text) 0010103583240 Adult Display Area Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781611172423
  • Physical Description: xiii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Fire is good -- Fire tour -- Red-cockaded woodpeckers -- Snake cruising I -- Staging a burn -- After a burn-longleaf pine strategy -- Groundwork -- Sandhills botany -- Banding red-cockaded woodpeckers -- Under a red flag -- Quail in a longleaf pine habitat -- In search of the elusive white wicky -- Snake cruising II -- Wild turkeys -- Translocation -- The Francis Marion -- Wildland-urban interface -- The grandfather pine.
Summary, etc.: "Painting the Landscape with Fire is a hands-on-primer for those who want to understand the role of fire in longleaf forests. Latham joins wildlife biologists, foresters, wildfire fighters, and others as they band and translocate endangered birds, survey snake populations, improve wildlife habitat, and conduct prescribed burns on public and private lands. Painting the Landscape with Fire explores the unique southern biosphere of longleaf forests. Throughout, Latham beautifully tells the story of the resilience of these woodlands and of the resourcefulness of those who work to see them thrive. Fire is destructive in the case of accidents, arson, or poor policy, but with the right precautions and safety measures, it is the glowing life force that these forests need." -- publisher.
Subject: Fire ecology > South Carolina.
Longleaf pine > Effect of fires on.
Forests and forestry > Southern States.

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