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This article reports an analysis of mail-in questionnaires of policy participants in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The results show all stakeholder affiliations are concerned about the severity of fire risk relative to other important issue areas in the Basin...

Person: Weible, Sabatier, Nechodom
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Forest-fire policy of U.S. federal agencies has evolved from the use of small patrols in newly created National Parks to diverse policy initiatives and institutional arrangements that affect millions of hectares of forests. Even with large expenditures...

Person: Stephens, Ruth
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Rocky Mountain Research Station is one of six regional units that make up the USDA Forest Service Research and Development organization-the most extensive natural resources research organization in the world. We maintain 12 field laboratories...

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Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Science at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service has always been large in scale. The depth and breadth of the research conducted here, however, may surprise even many who are engaged in it. Our research programs have a wide...

Person:
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires create damages in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) that total hundreds of millions of dollars annually in the United States. Understanding how fires are produced in built-up areas near and within fire prone landscapes requires evaluating...

Person: Mercer, Prestemon
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS