Hillside clearing and revegetation of Fire Hazard Areas
AuthorsCyrus M. McKell
J. R. Goodin
Authors AffiliationsCyrus M. McKell is Associate Agronomist in the Experiment Station, University of California, Riverside; Vernon Stoutemyer is Professor of Ornamental Horticulture, UCLA; Lyle Pyeatt is Farm Advisors, Los Angeles County; Chester Perry is Farm advisor Farm Advisors, Los Angeles County; J. R. Goodin is Assistant Agronomist in the Experiment Station, U.C., Riverside.
Hilgardia 20(12):8-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n12p8. December 1966.
This summary of four years work at the Hillside Management Project on the Los Angeles campus of the University of California details steps in brushland conversion capable of greatly reducing fuhazards on steep chaparral lands in residential areas. Grasses, ground covers and fire-resistant shrubs for replanting to provide erosion control and beautification are also considered.
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