Document


Title

Reducing fire danger: is current policy on course? [including: a land use revolution; conservation use: a principle of sustainability; and fire control legacy
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): H. Brown
Publication Year: 2001

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • air quality
  • artificial regeneration
  • bibliographies
  • catastrophic fires
  • clearcutting
  • coniferous forests
  • conservation
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • education
  • erosion
  • fire control
  • fire exclusion
  • fire hazard reduction
  • fire intensity
  • fire management
  • fire regimes
  • fire suppression
  • forest management
  • forest products
  • fuel accumulation
  • fuel appraisal
  • fuel management
  • grasslands
  • grazing
  • histories
  • Idaho
  • land use
  • landscape ecology
  • livestock
  • logging
  • mining
  • multiple resource management
  • national forests
  • natural resource legislation
  • old growth forests
  • Oregon
  • Pinus ponderosa
  • Pseudotsuga menziesii
  • public information
  • range management
  • recreation
  • rivers
  • roads
  • runoff
  • season of fire
  • slash
  • Strix occidentalis
  • Tall Timbers Research Station
  • thinning
  • understory vegetation
  • US Forest Service
  • Washington
  • water quality
  • watershed management
  • wilderness fire management
  • wildfires
  • wildlife habitat management
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Record Last Modified: May 30, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 40958
Tall Timbers Record Number: 15773
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: A13.32:61/4
TTRS Abstract Status: Fair use, Okay, Reproduced by permission

This bibliographic record was either created or modified by the Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy and is provided without charge to promote research and education in Fire Ecology. The E.V. Komarek Fire Ecology Database is the intellectual property of the Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.

Description

From the text ... 'The goal is to restore healthy forest ecosystems, including historical fire regimes. ... For decades, the Forest Service treated all fire, regardless of type or site, as a threat to forest health.'

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Citation:
Brown, H. 2001. Reducing fire danger: is current policy on course? [including: a land use revolution; conservation use: a principle of sustainability; and fire control legacy. Fire Management Today, v. 61, no. 4, p. 18-25.