Dendochronology--Ozark Mountains.; Fire ecology--Ozark Mountains--History.; Fire ecology--Oklahoma--J.T. Nickel Family nature and Wildlife Preserve--History.; Dendochronology--Oklahoma--J.T. Nickel Family Nature and Wildlife Preserve.; J. T. Nickel...
To determine the fire history of an oak-pine forest, woodland, and savanna mosaic in the Oklahoma Ozarks, and to examine the key factors that historically influenced fire regimes in the region.
Forests and forestry--Fire management--Environmental aspects--Cross Timbers (Okla. and Tex.); Cross Timbers (Okla. and Tex.); White-tailed deer--Habitat--Cross Timbers (Okla. and Tex.); Fire ecology--Cross Timbers (Okla. and Tex.)
Quantify relationships among fire frequency, habitat quality, and wildlife values in Cross Timbers forest including vegetation composition and structure, forage production and amount, and quality of litter and coarse woody debris.