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Wildland managers in the South use prescribed burning to reduce dangerous fuels, control understory hardwoods, combat disease, facilitate pine regeneration, and improve wildlife habitat. Burning techniques are highly developed, and prescribed burners...

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

Attitudes and policies concerning wildland fire, fire use, and fire management have changed greatly since early European settlers arrived in North America. Active suppression of wildfires accelerated early in the 20th Century, and areas burned dropped...

Person: Conard, Hartzell, Hilbruner, Zimmerman
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The success of a fire use program is in large part dependent on a solid foundation set in clear and concise planning. The planning process results in specific goals and measurable objectives for fire application, provides a means of setting priorities...

Person: Hardy, Ottmar, Peterson, Core, Seamon, Leuschen, Wade, Seamon
Year: 2001
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS