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The destructive wildfires that occurred recently in the western US starkly foreshadow the possible future of forest ecosystems and human communities in the region. With increases in the area burned by severe wildfire in seasonally dry forests expected...

Person: Stephens, Westerling, Hurteau, Peery, Schultz, Thompson
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

We are investigating policies that affect land managers’ ability to conduct pre-scribed fire on US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in the 11 Western states. Our goals are to identify policy constraints, facilitative strategies...

Person: Schultz, Santo, Huber-Stearns, McCaffrey
Year: 2020
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

With multiple agencies/entities, groups and task forces all working to find solutions for operational concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the need for a space to share information is apparent. This forum serves as a platform to ask questions...

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Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire incident management activities create an ideal environment for the transmission of infectious diseases: high-density living and working conditions, lack of access to and use of soap and sanitizers, and a transient workforce. These and...

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This video is a compilation of experienced prescribed fire council leaders talking about some of the benefits that they have seen in their states and across the country. The overall theme across all the messages is unity and collaboration for a common...

Person: Varner, Stivers, Dooley, Quinn-Davidson, Rau, Prusak
Year: 2020
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Four conditions are necessary for fire to assume ecological importance: 1) an accumulation of organic matter, i.e. fuel either herbaceous or woody, sufficient enough to burn; 2) dry weather conditions to render the material combustible; 3) a landscape...

Person: Bidwell, Weir, Carlson, Masters, Engle
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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

The following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG during 2014 Fall Fire Review and through other solicitations. The topics were initially ranked by the AWFCG Fire Research...

Person: York
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The following list of research topics was generated by agencies within AWFCG during 2005.  The topics were ranked originally by the AWFCG Fire Research and Development Committee (FRDAC) and finally by the AWFCG members.  Ranking was as follows:  3=...

Person: York
Year: 2005
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Adam Terando will review the results of a collaborative project with Dr. John Kupfer of the University of South Carolina and Kevin Hiers of Tall Timbers Reserach station. Wildfires are a focus for many studies seeking to define risks associated with...

Person: Terando
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES