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Wildland fire characteristics, such as area burned, number of large fires, burn intensity, and fire season duration, have increased steadily over the past 30 years, resulting in substantial increases in the costs of suppressing fires and managing...

Person: Steblein, Miller
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Prescribed fire and wildfire in the Western US have long been critical ecological processes used by humans, specifically Native Americans, to manage the plant species, insects, and diseases present in a landscape. However, policies of fire suppression...

Person: Lopez, Frederick, Navarro
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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