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From the text...'In the last 30 to 40 years...changes in forest structure prompted a return to using fire, under carefully controlled conditions, to accomplish many of the same purposes that were historically provided by natural fires. Today,...

Person: Long
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'In addition to tremendous costs associated with suppression, wildfires have a dramatic impact on the health of our forests. California forests have become dangerous tinderboxes, filled with decaying, overstocked trees and...

Person: Zimmerman
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The number one problem facing wildlife species today is loss of habitat. Subdivisions, industrial development, agriculture, golf courses, shopping centers, etc., continue to take away valuable wildlife habitat that can't be...

Person: Grasch, Clark, Sole, Morton
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Major policy initiatives and implementation of new management strategies are currently underway in both air resource and fire management. Land managers are rapidly expanding the use of fire to manage ecosystems, while air resource...

Person: Sandberg, Hardy, Ottmar, Snell, Acheson, Peterson, Seamon, Lahm, Wade
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'A coalition of state and federal groups said Monday they hoped to warm Floridians to the practice of burning off the dry vegetation that wildfires feed upon. The North Florida Prescribed Fire Council unveiled a series of public...

Person: Royse
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Smoke turned daylight into darkness Monday near a fire in the Everglades that has charred about 120,000 acres, prompting authorities to warn some people with respiratory problems to stay indoors....Firefighters set controlled...

Person: James
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'On Monday, firefighters were still trying to contain 700 to 800 acres of wildfires there that were caused when two prescribed burns--designed partly to prevent forest fires--from a few weeks ago rekindled in dry and windy...

Person: Brown
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Prescribed fire is needed, and applied for a variety of reasons ranging from land clearing for development, site preparation prior to tree planting, stimulation of range for cattle grazing, reduction of accumulated woody and...

Person: Christman, Miller, Minno
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Evolving wildfire management policies are aimed at more comprehensive treatments of current wildland fire management problems. Key policies are identified that affect wildfire and fuels management. Policies are discussed in the context of institutional...

Person: González-Cabán, Omi, Hesseln, Rideout
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

For many thousands of years south-eastern Australia has experienced wildfires. These days, in an average summer around six hundred wildfires occur in Victoria's parks and forests. Between twenty and thirty percent of these fires are caused by...

Person: Tolhurst, Cheney
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES