Attitudes toward prescribed fire policies
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Michael J. Manfredo; Martin Fishbein; Glenn E. Hass; Alan E. Watson
Publication Year: 1990

Cataloging Information

  • aesthetics
  • catastrophic fires
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • education
  • fire management planning
  • forest management
  • land management
  • lightning caused fires
  • national parks
  • public information
  • public opinion
  • sampling
  • statistical analysis
  • wilderness fire management
  • wildfires
  • Wyoming
  • Yellowstone National Park
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 7688
Tall Timbers Record Number: 6965
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Journals-J
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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ANNOTATION: This article discusses social considerations with respect to public wildland forest fire policy. Social attitudes, beliefs and behavioral intentions of wildland fire are described as well as the public's knowledge of the effects of fire. This study details these social issues with regards to the 'let burn' policy and the 1988 fires in Yellowstone National Park.

Online Link(s):
Manfredo, Michael J.; Fishbein, Martin; Hass, Glenn E.; Watson, Alan E. 1990. Attitudes Toward Prescribed Fire Policies. Journal of Forestry 88(7):19-23.