Underbrush in this portion of Big Branch Marsh is cleared by burning, which favors grass development. Scorch marks left from the fires can be seen on the lower areas of the tree trunks.

Burn management

Underbrush in this portion of Big Branch Marsh is cleared by burning, which favors grass development. Scorch marks left from the fires can be seen on the lower areas of the tree trunks.

Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge wetland trees burn management grasses resource environmental protected areas

Author(s)Ben Fertig
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2010-12-29
AlbumHuman > Management/Restoration
TypePhoto
Dimensions1280 x 960
Filesize1 MB
Number of Downloads31
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionBen Fertig, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)