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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

Three topics were presented by three different speakers: 1) Tom Spies presents Fire Regime: Past, Present, Future; Addressing Multiple perspectives; 2) Steve Acker presents Ecology: Effects of fire on Vegetation; and 3) Jane Kertis presents...

Person: Spies, Acker, Kertis
Year: 2017
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Smoke from fire can sharply reduce air quality by releasing particulate matter, one of the most dangerous types of air pollution for human health. A third of U.S. households have someone sensitive to smoke. Minimizing the amount and impact of smoke is...

Person: White, Hessburg, Larkin, Varner
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Western Governors’ Association hosted the webinar, Prescribed Fire: Smoke Management and Regulatory Challenges on Dec. 19, 2017 as part of the series for the National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative. Prescribed fire is a tool for land...

Person: Lahm, Melvin, Uhl
Year: 2017
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Join us in a discussion on how climatic changes can influence wildland fire activity across the globe and how these critical fire weather variables have changed over the last 40 years. These changes in key weather variables have combined to both...

Person: West, Legarza, Jolly, Emanuel, Knight
Year: 2017
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The Research and Development (R&D) Wildland Fire and Fuels program at the Forest Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, continues to be an internationally renowned program for generating critical and essential data, knowledge,...

Person: Rollins, Rodriguez-Franco, Haan, Conard
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES