Welcome to the Teakettle Ecosystem Experiment and
'Fire and Forest Health' DVD Site!
Follow the links on the left to learn about the Teakettle Ecosystem Experiment -
a replicated experimental manipulation comparing the effects of thinning and
prescribed fire on ecosystem structure and function in a mixed-conifer forest.
The ongoing experiment is occurring in the Teakettle Experimental Forest in the
southern Sierra Nevada east of Fresno, California. Dr. Malcolm North of the USDA
Forest Service Sierra Nevada Research Center in Davis, California and
University of California, Davis
is the principal investigator of the project and the coordinator of the
interdisciplinary effort. Click here to contact Malcolm