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    Author(s): William C. Fischer
    Date: 1978
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-43. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 19 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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    Description

    Provides a standard format and checklist to guide the land manager through the important steps for prescribed burning. Describes the kind of information needed to prepare fire prescriptions and burning plans. Identifies the elements of a fire prescription, a burning plan, and a prescribed fire evaluation. A plan written for an actual prescribed burning is included as an appendix.

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    Citation

    Fischer, William C. 1978. Planning and evaluating prescribed fires--a standard procedure. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-43. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 19 p.

    Keywords

    wildland management, fire management, prescribed fire, fire management planning

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