Reducing Hazardous Fuels on Woodland Properties: Mechanical Fuels Reduction

Max Bennett and Stephen Fitzgerald
EC 1575 | Published August 2008, Reviewed 2020


Describes mechanical ways to reduce hazardous fuels on woodland properties, including Slashbuster-type machines, grinders, and masticators. Outlines considerations in using mechanical methods: move-in cost and parcel size, site impacts, and maintenance.

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