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Wildfires and related government roles and responsibilities for federal wildland management are prominent in our national consciousness because of the increased severity in the last decade of fires on and around public lands. In recent years, laws, strategies, and implementation documents have been…
Author(s): Kathy Lynn, Wendy Gerlitz
Keywords: fire, fire ecology, fuels management, wildland management, wildfire risk
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. 401-415
Year: 2006
This user's guide provides detailed information about how to use the computer programs of WRIS, a computer system for storing and manipulating data about land areas. Instructions explain how to prepare maps, digitize by automatic scanners or by hand, produce polygon maps, and combine map layers.…
Author(s): Robert M. Russell, David A. Sharpnack, Elliot L. Amidon
Keywords: timber management, wildland management, resource use planning, computer programs, map compilation, WRIS, management information systems
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-10, Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 36 p
Year: 1975
A compilation of 11 papers in which authorities discuss the impacts of fire on wildlife habitat and wildlife populations. Presentations cover bobwhite quail, nongame birds, white-tailed deer, bighorn and Stone's sheep; and the response to burning of curlleaf cercocarpus, aspen, evergreen ceanothus…
Author(s): James E. Lotan, James K. Brown
Keywords: wildland fire, fire management, wildlife habitat, prescribed burning, wildlife management, fire ecology, postfire succession, wildland management, fire effects
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-186. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 96 p.
Year: 1985
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
This guide identifies and describes sources of economic data useful to wildland managers and planners in the Western United States. The data are categorized by six types of management activities: outdoor recreation and wilderness; wildlife and fish; range; timber; land and water; and minerals and…
Author(s): Eric Eisenman, Lee C. Wensel, Edward C. Thor, Thomas W. Stuart
Keywords: wildland management, outdoor recreation, wilderness recreation, fish management, range management, timber management, land management, mineral lands, water resources, energy, Western United States, economic data, compendia
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-42. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn. 125 p
Year: 1980
Chaparral is the dominant vegetation in the wildlands of central and southern California. It has evolved fire adaptions that make it flammable and trigger postfire regeneration, thereby ensuring plant community rejuvenation. To provide a framework for chaparral-related research and accelerate…
Author(s): C. Eugene Conrad, George A. Roby, Serena C. Hunter
Keywords: chaparral, wildland management, prescribed fire, research and development, California
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-91. Berkeley, Calif.: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 15 p
Year: 1986
WRIS (Wildland Resource Information System) is a computer system for processing, storing, retrieving, updating, and displaying geographic data. The polygon, representing a land area boundary, forms the building block of WRIS. Polygons form a map. Maps are digitized manually or by automatic scanning…
Author(s): Robert M. Russell, David A. Sharpnack, Elliot Amidon
Keywords: timber management, wildland management, resource use planning, computer programs, map compilation, WRIS, management information systems
Source: Res. Pap. PSW-RP-107. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p
Year: 1975
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