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Low intensity forest and grassland fires create airborne particulates and charcoal which act as environmental cleansing agents. The morphological integrity of plant material which remains after burning creates a natural filter with varied porosity.

Person: Komarek, Komarek, Carlysle
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Preservation of rare species and communities is a noble conservation goal, but it has two unfortunate drawbacks: it promotes a piecemeal approach to preservation, and it frequently results in species or communities being ignored...

Person: Myers, Ewel, Myers, Ewel
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The ponderosa pine-grassland is characterized by the occurrence and distribution of ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa. It is widely spread covering some 36 million acres from the Fraser River Basin in British Columbia to Durango,...

Person: Biswell
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary ... 'Control burning activities within Everglades National Park have expanded notably within the last year and a half. Prior to that time such activities were confined strictly to the pinelands habitat of the Park. The control...

Person: Klukas
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

'The Canadian Forest Fire Research Institute recently developed a functionally foolproof rate-of-fire spread timer; it costs about $10 to make.'

Person: Little
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

These smoke management guidelines are directed to the experienced prescribed burner who is knowledgeable about fire behavior. The objectives are to manage the production and dispersion of smoke when prescribe burning to prevent any adverse impact on...

Person: Mobley
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Recreation is of increasing importance in forest environments. Fire has both short-term effects, trail closures, smoke impacts; and long-term effects, residual 'scars,' potential hazards, on forest recreation. The general public is gaining...

Person: Krammes, Taylor
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The public outcry about the 1988 fires in Yellowstone National Park and adjacent natural forests, coupled with concern among natural resource managers, convinced the Secretaries of the Departments of Interior and Agriculture to establish the Fire...

Person: Wakimoto
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Wilson, Mueller
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

To burn or not to burn? That is the question--or is it? If we have forests, we'll have fuels. If we do not control the buildup of fuels one way or the other, we'll have fires and many of them will be bad. We'll have them as a result of...

Person: Cooper
Year: 1973
Type: Document
Source: TTRS