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Evaluation of fire management activities on the national forests

Robert D Gale

Evaluation of fire management activities on the national forests

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Published by USDA Forest Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest fires -- United States -- Prevention and control,
  • Fire prevention -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Robert D. Gale
    SeriesPolicy analysis staff report
    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13604672M

    Ecology and Management of Fire-prone Forests of the Western United States resource use and management, with some past and present management activities lacking a scientific basis. Changes in wildfire and fuel management policies are needed to address social sections discuss this for forests with different fire Size: 1MB. Highlights Criteria and Indicators for SFM have been developed for the first time in the walnut fruit forests. The C&I process helped to support decision making in terms of increasing transparency, participation and power balance. 7 criteria and 45 indicators identified with the help of experts and stakeholders. The MCA approach was useful in evaluating SFM strategies. Outcomes of Cited by:


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