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Homeowners, communities, and wildfire; science findings from the National Fire PlanAuthor(s): Pamela J. Jakes
Source: Proceedings of the Ninth International symposium on society and management; 2002 June 2-5; Bloomington, Indiana. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-231. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 92 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionA collection of papers presented at the Ninth International Symposium on Society and Resource Management highlight research findings from studies supported by the National Fire Plan. These studies focus on the human dimensions of wildfire, and look at the perceptions and actions of individuals, homeowners, and communities as they try to make sense of, live with, and be proactive about wildfire management,
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CitationJakes, Pamela J. 2003. Homeowners, communities, and wildfire; science findings from the National Fire Plan. Proceedings of the Ninth International symposium on society and management; 2002 June 2-5; Bloomington, Indiana. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-231. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 92 p.
Keywordsforest fire, wildland-urban interface, defensible space, fuel mitigation, wildfire management
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