Study reveals a forest of startling complexity

December 6, 2009

By hammersmith

[Source: The Arizona Daily Star] – The key to managing forests via landscape-scale fires is knowing what’s in them.
For the Catalina-Rincon FireScape program, the Coronado National Forest contracted with University of Arizona scientists to compile a picture of a forest that is far more complex and detailed than our common understanding of the handful of life zones in the Sky Island ranges.