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The challenge for resource managers is to understand and appreciate the wilderness resource. We must embrace a philosophy that allows natural fire to play its natural role, within social and political realities. As we alter the natural processes, we...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Jolly
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We know that the natural fire regimes of park and wilderness ecosystems are extremely variable. Past management practices (primarily fire exclusion), other resource constraints (endangered species, air quality), location and shape of preserves, and new...

Person: Brown, Mutch, Weatherspoon, Wakimoto, Agee
Year: 1995
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Landowners and managers, municipalities, the logging and livestock industries, and conservation professionals all increasingly recognize that setting prescribed fires may reduce the devastating effects of wildfire, control invasive brush and weeds,...

Person: Weir
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire is a worldwide phenomenon that appears in the geological record soon after the appearance of terrestrial plants. Fire influences global ecosystem patterns and processes, including vegetation distribution and structure, the carbon cycle, and...

Person: Bowman, Balch, Artaxo, Bond, Carlson, Cochrane, D'Antonio, DeFries, Doyle, Harrison, Johnston, Keeley, Krawchuk, Kull, Marston, Moritz, Prentice, Roos, Scott, Swetnam, Van der Werf, Pyne
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This report highlights significant research findings and accomplishments by scientists at the Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station during fiscal year 2008. The mission of the PNW Research Station is to generate and communicate scientific knowledge...

Person: Mazza
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Two forest management objectives being debated in the context of federally managed landscapes in the U.S. Pacific Northwest involve a perceived trade-off between fire restoration and carbon sequestration. The former strategy would reduce fuel (and...

Person: Mitchell, Harmon, O'Connell
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This report details a procedure for identifying fuel loading models (FLMs) in the field. FLMs are a new classification system for predicting fire effects from on-site fuels. Each FLM class represents fuel beds that have similar fuel loadings and...

Person: Sikkink, Lutes, Keane
Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Review and Update of the 1995 Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy (January 2001) remains sound and presents a single cohesive federal fire policy for the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture. However, some issues associated with...

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Year: 2009
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES