Publication on the Combustibility of Landscape Mulches

A new publication by Stephen Quarles, of the University of California Cooperative Extension, and Ed Smith, of the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, discusses the combustibility of landscape mulches. Despite their environmentally-friendly benefits as a landscape element, many mulches are combustible and can have serious shortcomings when used in wildfire-prone places.

The full publication can be accessed here: http://www.unce.unr.edu/publications/files/nr/2011/sp1104.pdf.