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Citation. Irving, F. D. 1985. Field instruction in prescribed burning techniques at the University of Minnesota. The Naturalist 36:28-31.   [1345  E133  CC]

Introduction. Spring fires have been used on the Cedar Creek Natural History Area in Anoka Country, Minnesota, since 1964 to restore and maintain about 500 acres of natural habitat for scientific and educational purposes. In the six spring burning seasons from 1965 to 1970, a total of 108 seniors majoring in forestry or wildlife management have earned academic credits by participating in burns covering 1,245 acres which were conducted on 19 dates.

Keywords. prescribed burns, Cedar Creek Natural History Area

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