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    Author(s): S.M. McCaffrey
    Date: 2006
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-1. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 202 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    Titles contained within The public and wildland fire management: social science findings for managers

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    Presents key social science findings from three National Fire Plan-sponsored research projects. Articles highlight information of likely interest to individuals working to decrease wildfire hazards on both private and public lands. Three general topic areas are addressed: (1) public views and acceptance of fuels management, (2) working with homeowners and communities, and (3) tools that can help us understand social issues.

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    McCaffrey, S.M. 2006. The public and wildland fire management: social science findings for managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-1. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 202 p.

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    Keywords

    Communication, fuels treatments, defensible space, wildfire management, social acceptance, education, wildland urban interface

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