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Measuring success of fuels management is improved by understanding rates of litter accumulation and decay in relation to disturbance events. Despite the broad ecological importance of litter, little is known about the parameters of accumulation and decay rates in Ozark forests. Previously published…
Author(s): Michael C. Stambaugh, Richard P. Guyette, Keith W. Grabner, Jeremy Kolaks
Keywords: fire, fire ecology, fuels management, litter variability, Ozark forests, fire risk assessments, fire management planning
Source: In: Andrews, Patricia L.; Butler, Bret W., comps. 2006. Fuels Management-How to Measure Success: Conference Proceedings. 28-30 March 2006; Portland, OR. Proceedings RMRS-P-41. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 321-332
Year: 2006
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…
Author(s): William C. Fischer
Keywords: wildland management, fire management, prescribed fire, fire management planning
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-43. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 19 p.
Year: 1978
How wildfires are managed is a key determinant of long-term socioecological resiliency and the ability to live with fire. Safe and effective response to fire requires effective pre-fire planning, which is the main focus of this paper. We review general principles of effective federal fire…
Author(s): Matthew P. Thompson, Phil Bowden, April Brough, Joe H. Scott, Julie Gilbertson-Day, Alan Taylor, Jennifer Anderson, Jessica Haas
Keywords: risk-informed decision making, effects analysis, fire management planning, incident management
Source: Forests. 7(3): 64.
Year: 2016
Forty-one participants joined field trip coordinator LaWen Hollingsworth, Fire Behavior Specialist at the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, as well as local Forest Service managers, the Type I Incident Commander, and the County Sheriff’s office, to learn about management of the…
Author(s): Linda Mutch
Keywords: Lolo Peak Fire, Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, firefighter safety, Highly Valued Resources and Assets, Management Action Points, wildland urban interface, fire management planning, LOLO
Source: In: Hood, Sharon M.; Drury, Stacy; Steelman, Toddi; Steffens, Ron, [eds.]. Proceedings of the Fire Continuum-Preparing for the future of wildland fire; 2018 May 21-24; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-78. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 342-347.
Year: 2020