Regeneration of Forest and Barrens after the Spryfield Fire of April 30, 2009
The materials were prepared by Richard Beazley and David Patriquin for a talk given to the Halifax Field Naturalists (HFN) on September 2, 2010. The text, with a few modifications to suit the web page format, is taken from their report for HFN's quarterly newsletter, the Halifax Field Naturalist. (David and Richard are members of HFN.)
David and Richard visited two areas affected by the fire:
The photos illustrate the rapid regeneration of vegetation after the fire. The prominence of two fire-dependent species. jack pine and broom crowberry, highlight the fire-susceptible nature of this landscape.
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