Skip to Main Content
Social and institutional influences on wilderness fire stewardshipAuthor(s): Katie Knotek
Source: International journal of wilderness. 11(3): 30, 12
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
PDF: View PDF (127 KB)
DescriptionOne of the priority research areas at the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute addresses the “need for improved information to guide the stewardship of fire as a natural process in wilderness while protecting social and ecological values inside and outside wilderness.” This research topic area was developed with the knowledge that wildland fire, as a natural disturbance process, can preserve ecological conditions inside and outside wilderness ecosystems and, at the same time, influence societal values across the interface between wilderness and nonwilderness lands.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationKnotek, Katie. 2005. Social and institutional influences on wilderness fire stewardship. International journal of wilderness. 11(3): 30, 12
Keywordsstewardship, wildfires, wilderness, social values
- Using risk analysis to reveal opportunities for the management of unplanned ignitions in wilderness
- Wildland fire use: the dilemma of managing and restoring natural fire and fuels in United States wilderness
- The contribution of natural fire management to wilderness fire science
XML: View XML