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Social science to improve fuels management: a synthesis of research on collaboration.Author(s): Victoria Sturtevant; Margaret Ann Moote; Pamela Jakes; Anthony S. Cheng
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-257. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 84 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionA series of syntheses were commissioned by the USDA Forest Service to aid in fuels mitigation project planning. This synthesis focuses on collaboration research, and offers knowledge and tools to improve collaboration in the planning and implementation of wildland fire and fuels management projects. It covers a variety of topics including benefits of collaboration, stages of collaboration, challenges to collaboration, and keys to successful collaboration.
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CitationSturtevant, Victoria; Moote, Margaret Ann; Jakes, Pamela; Cheng, Anthony S. 2005. Social science to improve fuels management: a synthesis of research on collaboration. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-257. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 84 p.
KeywordsCooperation, wildfire, wildland fire, fuels reduction, wildfire management.
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