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Economic data for wildland planning and management in the western United States

Economic data for wildland planning and management in the western United States

a source guide

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Published by Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest management -- Economic aspects -- West (U.S.) -- Bibliography,
  • Range management -- Economic aspects -- West (U.S.) -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEric Eisenmann ... [et al.]
    SeriesGeneral technical report PSW -- 42
    ContributionsEisenman, Eric, United States. Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14216603M

    Coyotes (Canis latrans) can pose serious economic threats to sheep producers throughout the western United States. At the same time, important segments of the public prefer environmentally benign means to resolve conflicts with wild species. We evaluated the effectiveness of guard Ilamas to reduce canine predation on domestic sheep by placing 20 Ilamas with Utah sheep producers and comparing Cited by: Tabular Digital Data onLine ground condition PRIITF Interagency wildfire occurrence data from Puerto Rico, compiled by the IITF. The IITF received fire-episodes data from the Puerto Rico Fire Department (Cuerpo de Bomberos de Puerto Rico) in and in   Many parts of the western United States also have naturally occurring coal seams that can also produce potentially toxic gases as well. Fire personnel can be exposed to hydrogen sulfide gas (H²S) which is commonly expelled during oil and gas extraction operations and some coal seam seeps. Current Titles in Wildland Fire, June, 5 Title: Climate and Wildfire in Mountains of the Western United States Source: AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, Year: Keywords: climate Abstract: Since the mids, there has been a dramatic increase in the area burned in wildfires in mountain forests of the western United States, with mean annual area burned.

    The economics topic page contains resources related to the economic impacts of fire, including, but not limited to, the impacts of prescribed fires and natural wildland fires, the loss of species habitat, and the potential regeneration of resources following fire. This section also includes issues related to funding for fire research and the need for continued research on.


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United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station General Technical Report PSW Economic Data for Wildland Planning and Management in the Western United States: A Source Guide Eric Eisenman Author: Eric Eisenman, Lee C.

Wensel, Edward C. Thor, Thomas W. Stuart. 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 : E. Eisenman, L. Wensel, E. Thor, T. Stuart. Economic data for wildland planning and management in the western United States: a source guide.

Identifies and describes sources of economic data useful for public land planners and managers. Full text of "Economic_data_for_wildland_planning_and_management_in_the_western_united_states" See.

Wildland fire deficit and surplus in the western United States, – SEAN A. PARKS, 1, CAROL MILLER,1 MARC-ANDRE´ PARISIEN,2 LISA M. HOLSINGER,1 SOLOMON Z. DOBROWSKI, 3 AND JOHN ABATZOGLOU 4 1Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Missoula, Montana USA 2Northern Forestry Centre, Canadian Cited by: Science, technology, and policy support management activities to protect life, property, Economic data for wildland planning and management in the western United States book, and resources from the adverse effects of wildland fire, to protect the range of other values at Economic data for wildland planning and management in the western United States book, and to enhance the positive role fire plays in resource management.

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In the United States, increased wildland fire activity over the last 15 years has resulted in drastic damage and loss of life. An associated rapid increase in fire management costs has consumed higher portions of budgets of public entities involved in wildfire management, challenging their ability to fulfill other responsibilities.

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In recent decades, the western United States has experienced a dramatic expansion of housing in areas that abut or intermix with wildland vegetation (i.e., the wildland–urban interface, WUI) (1, 2), along with a substantial increase in area burned by wildfire (3).Cited by: The Fire Plan is a cooperative effort between the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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Wildland fire is an important disturbance agent in the western US and globally. However, the natural role of fire has been disrupted in many regions due to the influence of human activities, which have the potential to either exclude or promote fire, resulting in a “fire deficit” or “fire surplus”, by: By some estimates, private land accounts for 52 million acres of forests considered to be at highest fire risk across the Western states (American Forest Foundation, ) and most land in and around western communities is private, limiting federal agency ability to treat near homes (Schoennagel et.

The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy looks at the impact of wildland fire on communities, counties, states, and tribes, and what can be done to reduce the negative impacts of In the Western United States, a century of widespread fire exclusion and the more recent severe air quality, and economic opportunities when.

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INTRODUCTION In the past several years, wildland fire has become an increasingly dominant agent of change across Forest Service and other public lands in the western United Size: 7MB. Since the turn of the 20th century, various federal and state agencies have been involved in wildland fire management in one form or another.

In the early 20th century, for example, the federal government, through the U.S. Army and the U.S. Forest Service, solicited fire suppression as a primary goal of managing the nation's forests.

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; Curt and Frejaville ; Otero and Nielsen ).In the western United States, a changing climate, expanding human development, and accumulating fuels (among other factors) require new approaches that manage for resilience by suppressing fewer fires and Cited by: Forest Management and Planning, Second Edition, addresses contemporary forest management planning issues, providing a concise, focused resource for those in forest management.

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Two decades of uncharacteristically severe wildfires have caused government and private land managers to actively reduce hazardous fuels to lessen wildfire severity in western forests, including riparian areas.

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