Prescribed Fire

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[from the text] Under this strategy, the Forest Service will work with partners to engineer a paradigm shift by focusing fuels and forest health treatments more strategically and at the scale of the problem, using the best available science as the guide....
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Year: 2022
Type: Document

Forests in western North America are shaped by fire and -- for the past century or more -- by the absence of it. After more than a century of fire exclusion and under a rapidly changing climate, fire behavior has changed, and damage from wildfire is...
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Year: 2022
Type: Media

The KITSUNE satellite is a 6-unit CubeSat platform with the main mission of 5-m-class Earth observation in low Earth orbit (LEO), and the payload is developed with a 31.4 MP commercial off-the-shelf sensor, customized optics, and a camera controller board...
Person: Azami, Orger, Schulz, Oshiro, Cho
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Forest Service’s 10-year Wildfire Strategy signal a new era of historic investments in ecosystem restoration and wildfire risk reduction in the western U.S. But as initial projects and...
Person: Bertone-Riggs, Goulette, Schultz, Shively
Year: 2022
Type: Media

Invasive annual grasses pose ecological and economic challenges for invasive species managers and agricultural producers across the West. On this Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative webinar, speakers will examine management tools and strategies...
Person: Burgiel, Bauer, Franklin, Maestas
Year: 2022
Type: Media

The Wallow Fire, the largest wildfire in Arizona history, encompassed 2,170 km2 and provided a rare opportunity to examine habitat selection and home ranges of American black bears (Ursus americanus) before and after a wildfire. We had fitted global...
Person: Crabb, Clement, Jones, Bristow, Harding
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Infiltration and associated soil-hydraulic properties, such as field-saturated hydraulic conductivity (Kfs), sorptivity (S), or saturated soil-water content (θs) are measured after wildland fires to assess risks of water-related hazards and water supply...
Person: Ebel
Year: 2022
Type: Document

A land-manager-focused LIGHTNING TALK webinar dedicated to forest regeneration and reforestation in western fire-adapted forests. Short science presentations will highlight what is happening with regeneration following fire and forest treatments plus...
Person: Fornwalt, Stevens-Rumann, Wasserman, Pinto, Dumroese, Rodman
Year: 2022
Type: Media

Despite the ecological and socioeconomic impacts of wildfires, little attention has been paid to the spatiotemporal patterns of nighttime fire activity across the conterminous United States (CONUS). Daytime fire radiative power (FRP) detected by the...
Person: Freeborn, Jolly, Cochrane, Roberts
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Thinning, mastication, and prescribed fire are restoration treatments frequently employed in unnaturally dense second-growth Pinus ponderosa forests of the Western United States. Although a goal of these treatments is to restore ecosystem structure and...
Person: Gibson, Johnson, Laturno, Parmenter, Antoninka
Year: 2022
Type: Document