More Info. on Fires & Barrens
On barrens in Nova Scotia
- Oberndorfer, Erica C. & Lundholm, J.T. 2009. Species richness,
abundance, rarity and environmental gradients in coastal barren vegetation.
Biodiversity & Conservation 8:1523-1553. Abstract
- Burley, S.T. & Lundholm, J.T. 2010. Environmental predictors of forest
expansion on open coastal barrens. Biodiversity & Conservation 19: 3269-
Pages from Volume II (Topics and Habitats) of the Natural History of Nova Scotia (Nimbis/Nova Scotia Museum, 1997) dealing with barrens and bogs are available at museum.gov.ns.ca/mnh/nature/nhns/h5/h5-1.htm
On wildfires and fire ecology
- Le Goff, H & Sirois, H. 2004. Black spruce and jack pine dynamics
simulated under varying fire cycles in the northern boreal forest of Quebec,
Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 34: 23992409. Abstract
- Martine, C.T., et al. 2005. The biology of Corema conradii: natural history,
reproduction, and observations of a post-fire seedling recruitment.
Northeastern Naturalist 12(3):267-286. Abstract
- The U.S. Fire Effects Information Service provides detailed information on
the fire ecology of individual species:
- Wildland fire in ecosystems: effects of fire on fauna, ecosystems, cultural
resources and archeology, soil and water.
Comprehensive documents by
the U.S. Forest Service. See links listed at
- Is Your Home Fire Smart?
This Nova Scotia Natural Resources page also gives links to other N.S. Government pages dealing with
On jack pine and broom crowberry in Nova Scotia