RAVG Glossary

B (2) | C (4) | D (1) | E (1) | F (1) | I (1) | M (1) | N (2) | O (1) | S (2) | T (1) | U (1) | V (1) | W (1)

A temporary condition of the forest vegetation after a wildfire has burned at such high severity that not enough trees were left alive for the forest to naturally regenerate and function normally. It is a signal that reforestation treatments are required to re-establish forest cover promptly. As a rule, this describes a resulting forest with less than 20% canopy cover. A follow-up diagnosis followed by a silvicultural prescription is required to complete the final assessment and determine the type of management activities that are needed to recover the area.

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