Fire and Cultural Resources

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Worldwide, Indigenous peoples are leading the revitalization of their/our cultures through the restoration of ecosystems in which they are embedded, including in response to increasing “megafires.” Concurrently, growing Indigenous-led movements are...

Person: Dickson-Hoyle, Ignace, Ignace, Hagerman, Daniels
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Over the last century, the United States Forest Service (USFS) has reversed its stance on the ecological role of fire – from a militant enforcer of forest fire suppression to supporting prescribed fire as a management tool. Meanwhile, the Karuk Tribe...

Person: Vinyeta
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Building fire-adaptive communities and fostering fire-resilient landscapes have become two of the main research strands of wildfire science that go beyond strictly biophysical viewpoints and call for the integration of complementary visions of...

Person: Vazquez-Varela, Martínez-Navarro, Abad-González
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Fire is a natural process in tropical savannas, but contemporary cycles of recurrent, extensive, severe fires threaten biodiversity and other values. In northern Australia, prescribed burning to reduce wildfire incidence is incentivised through a...

Person: Wysong, Legge, Clark, Maier, Rangers, Cowell, Mackay
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Indigenous fire stewardship enhances ecosystem diversity, assists with the management of complex resources, and reduces wildfire risk by lessening fuel loads. Although Indigenous Peoples have maintained fire stewardship practices for millennia and...

Person: Hoffman, Christianson, Dickson-Hoyle, Copes-Gerbitz, Nikolakis, Diabo, McLeod, Michell, Mamun, Zahara, Mauro, Gilchrist, Ross, Daniels
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Woody plant encroachment – the conversion of open grasslands and savannas to woodlands – represents one of the gravest threats to grassland biomes worldwide. This is especially true for the Great Plains of the US. We contend that the widespread...

Person: Wilcox, Fuhlendorf, Walker, Twidwell, Wu, Goodman, Treadwell, Birt
Year: 2022
Type: Document

In the European Mediterranean region, rural fires are a widely known problem that cause serious socio-economic losses and undesirable environmental consequences, including the loss of lives, infrastructures, cultural heritage, and ecosystem services...

Person: Casau, Dias, Teixeira, Matias, Nunes
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Prescribed fire is used extensively as a management tool in fire-adapted landscapes of the American West to maintain ecosystem structure and function while reducing wildfire risk. Seasonally specific prescribed fire is used by many Indigenous groups to...

Person: Halpern, Sousa, Lake, Carlson, Paddock, Tripp
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Traditional fire practices in Australia’s deserts may have created mosaics of post-fire seral stages that benefitted some plants and animals. Managing fire to emulate the patterns produced by traditional burning practices is a common objective in...

Person: Blackwood, Rangers, Bayley, Bijlani, Fensham, Lindsay, Noakes, Wemyss, Legge
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Addressing the challenges of wildland fire requires that fire science be relevant to management and integrated into management decisions. Co-production is often touted as a process that can increase the utility of science for management, by involving...

Person: Glenn, Yung, Wyborn, Williams
Year: 2022
Type: Document

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