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    Author(s): Deirdre Dether; Anne Black
    Date: 2006
    Source: Fire Management Today. 66(4):50-56.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Meeting national goals for hazardous fuels reduction and ecosystem restoration would be difficult - if not impossible - without utilizing prescribed fire. Suspension of prescribed fire programs, as often happens following an escape, limits Federal capacity to meet programmatic, social, and ecological goals.

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    Dether, Deirdre; Black, Anne. 2006. Learning from escaped prescribed fires - lessons for high reliability. Fire Management Today. 66(4):50-56.


    prescribed fires, fuels reduction, ecosystem restoration

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