Document


Title

A new fire management policy on Forest Service lands
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): James B. Davis
Publication Year: 1979

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • agriculture
  • fire management
  • fire management planning
  • fire suppression
  • forest management
  • land management
  • let-burn policy
  • national forests
  • natural resource legislation
  • policy
  • US Forest Service
  • wilderness areas
  • wildfires
Record Maintained By:
Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 19611
Tall Timbers Record Number: 10828
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Description

A new Forest Service policy, effective February 1978, allows some wildfires to burn under prescribed conditions, urges a multidisciplinary approach to fire control, and has applications to rural and urban situations.

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Citation:
Davis, James B. 1979. A new fire management policy on Forest Service lands. Fire Technology 15(1):43-50.