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Title: Fire history near an historic travel corridor in Ontario

Author: Dey, Daniel C.; Guyette, Richard P.

Date: 1996

Source: Forest Research Report. Issue 140. 1996. pp. 1-9

Publication Series: Journal/Magazine Article (JRNL)

Description: Human beings are one of the most important agents of ecosystem disturbance and have been for millenia (Pyne 1982, 1995). Until recently, fire was the major tool peopel used to alter vegetation to their benefit. The variability in the occurrence and influnce of fire on forested ecosystems over long time periods is often the result of changes in human land use practices, population levels and migrations. For thousands of years, the St. lawrence and Ottawa rivers have served as a major travel route from the Atlantic coast into the upper Great Lakes. This route was well used by Native peoples and later European fur traders, settlers and loggers.

Keywords: Fire history, Ontario, travel, disturbance, vegetation, migration, Ottawa river, Great Lakes

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Dey, Daniel C.; Guyette, Richard P. 1996. Fire history near an historic travel corridor in Ontario. Forest Research Report. Issue 140. 1996. pp. 1-9

 


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