Fire is a dominant ecological process in almost all landscapes of La Frontera. Fire histories from throughout the region on the United States side of the border show that, before circa 1900,...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles

By Garry Rogers

(First in series on Sonoran Desert invasive plants.)

Introduction to Invasive Plants in Deserts


Type of Content: Article

The Wallow Fire in mid-June of 2011 became the largest wildfire in Arizona history. Much of the forest it burned, however, was not destroyed. Much more than half enhanced forest condition. Here...

Type of Content: Gallery
Wildfire in the Sierra Madre of Sonora

This wildfire was likely human caused and was burning in pine and oak forest primarily in the understory.

Type of Content: Image Content

We just returned from Rancho Pan Duro on the spine of the Sierra Madre. It is located south of Los Ojos, 50 miles or so southeast of Agua Prieta/Douglas. Mexico doesn't have fire suppression...

Type of Content: Article

Bird survey trip by Aaron Flesch and crew. Most of the mountain range burned in a fire in 2011, but there is very little damage due to the fact this range seems to burn every few years.

Type of Content: Gallery
  • Analysis of fire-related Vegetation Patterns in the Huachuca Mountains, Arizona,

There is general interest among fire ecologists to integrate observed fire regimes into long term fire management. The United States-Mexico borderlands provide unique research opportunities to...

Type of Content: Reports, Papers, Journal Articles

MABA trip to the Sierra Bacadéhuachi in east-central Sonora.

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  • Fire scared pine tree in Santa Ritas

In June I trekked with a friend to the top of the Sierra El Pinito, a good-sized range just Southeast of Nogales. The Sierra El Pinito nudge their way into the pine forest community at 2230 meters...

Type of Content: Blog entry
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