Fire and Archaeology

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The need for science to improve the application of prescribed fire has never been greater. Increasing complexity, be it from altered land use patterns, changing climate, or invasive species is challenging Rx fire managers ability to maintain, let alone...

Person: O'Brien
Year: 2021
Type: Media

The San Carlos Apache Tribe has worked toward incorporating natural fire regimes into their strategic fire planning and management goals in order to maintain ecosystem resilience and diversity. In exploring this significant theme, this report addresses...

Person: Kelly, Nosie, Pater, Johnson, Barborinas, Hetzler, Grauel
Year: 2013
Type: Document

This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire...

Person: Ryan, Jones, Koerner, Lee
Year: 2012
Type: Document

Fire was arguably the most important forest and rangeland disturbance process in the Inland Northwest United States for millennia. Prior to the Lewis and Clark expedition, fire regimes ranged from high severity with return intervals of one to five...

Person: Hessburg, Agee
Year: 2003
Type: Document

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) acquires land in the state to protect rare species and ecosystems, and significant cultural and archaeological sites. These lands -- called heritage preserves (HPs) -- also provide outstanding...

Person: Kush, Stowe
Year: 1999
Type: Document

Large wilderness areas in National Parks and Forests offer some of our best opportunities for restoring natural disturbance regimes. High intensity fires, for example, can be permitted to burn with minimal interference. Yet even in large wilderness...

Person: Romme, Despain
Year: 1988
Type: Document

From the Conclusions ... 'Prior to becoming a national park, Shenandoah had gone through periods of indiscriminate logging, hunting, livestock grazing, and burning. Then the area entered the National Park System and shifted abruptly to a regime of...

Person: Wilhelm
Year: 1973
Type: Document