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Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; economic uses fact sheet 08: prescribed fire costsAuthor(s): Rocky Mountain Research Station USDA Forest Service
Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-20-8. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionAlthough the use of prescribed fire as a management tool is widespread, there is great variability and uncertainty in the treatment costs. Given specific site variables and management objectives, how much will it cost to use prescribed fire? This paper describes the FASTRACS database, a tool that has been developed to aid managers in addressing this question.
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CitationUSDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2004. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; economic uses fact sheet 08: prescribed fire costs. Res. Note RMRS-RN-20-8. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.
Keywordsfuels planning, prescribed fire costs, treatment costs
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