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Wildfires: Systemic changes required

Author(s):

Christopher Dunn

Year:

2015

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Source:

Science. 350(6263): 920-921.

Description

In their Policy Forum "Reform forest fire management" (18 September, p. 1280), M. P. North et al. highlight public support and improved spatial planning as key leverage points to deemphasize fire exclusion and expand beneficial fire. Although these steps are necessary, we caution that they are insufficient to overcome barriers to change.

Citation

Thompson, Matthew; Dunn, Christopher; Calkin, Dave. 2015. Wildfires: Systemic changes required. Science. 350(6263): 920-921.

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https://www.fs.usda.gov/treesearch/pubs/50330