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Federal fuels managers are increasingly using prescribed fire to decrease hazardous fuels and risks to resources in wildland and urban settings. Two factors have become apparent throughout the last several years: prescribed burning costs are rising,...

Person: Berry, Donovan, Hesseln
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The past decade has seen an increasing interest in forest management based on historical or natural disturbance dynamics. The rationale is that management that favours landscape compositions and stand structures similar to those found historically...

Person: Bergeron, Cyr, Drever, Flannigan, Gauthier, Kneeshaw, Lauzon, Leduc, Le Goff, Lesieur, Logan
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'BlueSky accurately predicted a smoke event into central Washington's Wenatchee-Leavenworth area that was confirmed by verbal reports and data from particulate monitors.... Fine particulates in smoke from wildland fires can...

Person: Evers, Ferguson, O'Neill, Hoadley
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Early prescribed natural fire efforts were tacitly supported, limited in extent, and carried out under close scrutiny.... Wildland fire use has moved beyond the confines of remote, inaccessible areas. It is expanding across an...

Person: Zimmerman, Lasko
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'We saw how fire suppression efforts often did more damage than the fire itself -- as we also questioned the high costs of aggressive fire suppression.... Wven some members of the wildland fire management community found it...

Person: Mills
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The South is the birthplace of statutes and ordinances that both advocate and protect the cultural heritage of woods burning, which has been practiced in this region uninterrupted for more than 10,000 years. We present a brief overview of fire use in...

Person: Dickinson, Wade, Miller, Stowe, Brenner
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Executive Summary ... 'Over 2,000 wildfires burned 500,000 acres of Florida real estate, most of it between May and mid July, 1998. Although virtually every county was impacted, the fires were concentrated in the northeast quadrant...

Person: Grace, Wade
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Mason, Lippke, Zobrist, Bloxton, Ceder, Comnick, McCarter, Rogers
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Longleaf pine trees and wiregrass, which thrive with burning, have been planted in the 150-foot wide medians since 2003. Prescribed fires, forest experts say, help maintain scenic vistas and healthy pine forests. The prescribed...

Person: Ritchie
Year: 2006
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