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Fire Policy & Law

Upcoming Events

None.

Webinars/Videos

Certified Prescribed Burn Programs
Jun 10, 2020
Megan Matonis, Lenya N. Quinn-Davidson, Greg Guess, John Sadler, Kara Karboski
Understanding the views of decision-makers on climate adaptation
Feb 22, 2017
Laurie Yung, Katie Clifford, Carina Wyborn
Occupy wildfires: the story of the 1%
May 25, 2016
Jessica R. Haas
California between two fires
May 16, 2016
Stephen Pyne
Wildfire as a socio-ecological problem
Apr 25, 2016
Toddi A. Steelman

Syntheses

2005 Forest structure and fire hazard in dry forests of the Western United States
David L. Peterson, Morris C. Johnson, James K. Agee, Theresa B. Jain, Donald McKenzie, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt

Publications/Reports

2017 You own the fuel, but who owns the fire?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Michael Eburn, Geoffrey J. Cary
2016 Insights from wildfire science: a resource for fire policy discussions
Technical Report or White Paper
Tania L. Schoennagel, Penelope Morgan, Jennifer Balch, Philip E. Dennison, Brian J. Harvey, Richard L. Hutto, Meg A. Krawchuk, Max A. Moritz, Ray Rasker, Cathy L. Whitlock
2016 Employing resilience in the United States Forest Service
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Cassandra Moseley, R. Patrick Bixler, Christopher Bone, Kirsten Vinyeta
2016 The science of firescapes: achieving fire-resilient communities
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Alistair M. S. Smith, Crystal A. Kolden, Travis B. Paveglio, Mark A. Cochrane, David M. J. S. Bowman, Max A. Moritz, Andrew D. Kliskey, Lilian Alessa, Andrew T. Hudak, Chad M. Hoffman, James A. Lutz, Lloyd P. Queen, Scott J. Goetz, Philip E. Higuera, Luigi Boschetti, Michael D. Flannigan, Kara M. Yedinak, Adam C. Watts, Eva K. Strand, Jan W. van Wagtendonk, John Anderson, Brian J. Stocks, John T. Abatzoglou
2016 Wildfires in the United States: a primer
Technical Report or White Paper
Vera Brusentsev, Wayne Vroman
2016 Introduction to the article by Elers Koch: the passing of the Lolo Trail
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Elers Koch
2016 Does increased forest protection correspond to higher fire severity in frequent-fire forests of the western United States?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Curtis M. Bradley, Chad T. Hanson, Dominick A. DellaSala
2016 U.S. federal fire and forest policy: emphasizing resilience in dry forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Scott L. Stephens, Brandon M. Collins, Eric Biber, Peter Z. Fule
2015 Wildland fire management: insights from a foresight panel
Technical Report or White Paper
Robert L. Olson, David N. Bengston, Leif A. DeVaney, Trevor A.C. Thompson
2015 Principles of effective USA federal fire management plans
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Marc D. Meyer, Susan L. Roberts, Robin Wills, Matthew L. Brooks, Eric M. Winford
2015 Reform forest fire management
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Malcolm P. North, Scott L. Stephens, Brandon M. Collins, James K. Agee, Gregory H. Aplet, Jerry F. Franklin, Peter Z. Fule
2015 Wildfires burn science capacity
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Christopher Topik
2015 Keeping it wild 2: an updated interagency strategy to monitor trends in wilderness character across the National Wilderness Preservation System
Technical Report or White Paper
Peter Landres, Chris Barns, Steve Boutcher, Tim Devine, Peter Dratch, Adrienne Lindholm, Linda Merigliano, Nancy Roeper, Emily Simpson
2015 Wildland fire science and technology task force final report
Technical Report or White Paper
National Science and Technology Council
2015 Reduce wildfire risks or we'll continue to pay more for fire disasters
Technical Report or White Paper
Association for Fire Ecology, International Association of Wildland Fire, The Nature Conservancy
2015 Negative consequences of positive feedbacks in US wildfire management
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
David E. Calkin, Matthew P. Thompson, Mark A. Finney
2014 US strategy for forest management adaption to climate change: building a framework for decision making
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
V. Alaric Sample, Jessica E. Halofsky, David L. Peterson
2014 Interagency prescribed fire planning and procedures guide
Management or Planning Document, Technical Report or White Paper
U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Interior
2013 Perspectives on disconnects between scientific information and management decisions on post-fire recovery in western US
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Xiaoli Chen, Nathan Emery, Elizabeth S. Garcia, Erin J. Hanan, Heather E. Hodges, Tyronne Martin, Matthew A. Meyers, Lindsey E. Peavey, Hui Peng, Jaime Sainz Santamaria, Kellie A. Uyeda, Sarah E. Anderson, Christina Tague
2013 The rising cost of wildfire protection
Technical Report or White Paper
Ross Gorte
2013 Communicating science in politicized environments
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Arthur Lupia
2012 Using fire to increase the scale, benefits, and future maintenance of fuels treatments
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Malcolm P. North, Brandon M. Collins, Scott L. Stephens
2011 Restoration relevance of recent National Fire Plan treatments in forests of the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Tania L. Schoennagel, Cara R. Nelson
2011 Community wildfire protection planning: is the Healthy Forests Restoration Act's vagueness genius?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Pamela J. Jakes, Kristen C. Nelson, Sherry A. Enzler, Sam Burns, Anthony S. Cheng, Victoria Sturtevant, Daniel R. Williams, Alexander N. Bujak, Rachel F. Brummel, Stephanie A. Grayzeck-Souter, Emily Staychock
2010 Integrating fuel treatment into ecosystem management: a proposed project planning process
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Management or Planning Document
Keith Stockmann, Kevin D. Hyde, J. Greg Jones, Dan R. Loeffler, Robin P. Silverstein
2010 Alternatives to evacuation during wildland fire: exploring adaptive capacity in one Idaho community
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Travis B. Paveglio, Matthew S. Carroll, Pamela J. Jakes
2009 Implementation of National Fire Plan fuel treatments near the wildland-urban interface in the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Tania L. Schoennagel, Cara R. Nelson, David M. Theobald, Gunnar C. Carnwath, Teresa B. Chapman
2009 Technical guide for monitoring selected conditions related to wilderness character
Technical Report or White Paper
Peter Landres, Steve Boutcher, Liese Dean, Troy E. Hall, Tamara Blett, Terry Carlson, Ann Mebane, Carol Hardy, Susan Rinehart, Linda Merigliano, David N. Cole, andy leach, Pam Wright, Deb Bumpus
2007 Treatment of data influenced by exceptional events; final rule
Management or Planning Document, Technical Report or White Paper
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
2007 Guide to fuel treatments in dry forests of the Western United States: assessing forest structure and fire hazard
Technical Report or White Paper
Morris C. Johnson, David L. Peterson, Crystal L. Raymond
2007 Is wildfire policy in the United States sustainable?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Toddi A. Steelman, Caitlin A. Burke
2006 Wilderness fire management in a changing world
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Carol Miller
2006 Ecological science relevant to management policies for fire-prone forests of the western United States, Society for Conservation Biology scientific panel of fire in western U.S. forests
Technical Report or White Paper
Reed F. Noss, Jerry F. Franklin, William L. Baker, Tania L. Schoennagel, Peter B. Moyle
2005 Forest structure and fire hazard in dry forests of the Western United States
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
David L. Peterson, Morris C. Johnson, James K. Agee, Theresa B. Jain, Donald McKenzie, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt
2004 Effectiveness of thinning and prescribed fire in reducing wildfire severity
Conference Proceedings, Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Philip N. Omi, Erik J. Martinson
2002 Wildland fire in ecosystems: effects of fire on air
Technical Report or White Paper
David V. Sandberg, Roger D. Ottmar, Janice L. Peterson, John Core
2000 Protecting people and sustaining resources in fire-adapted ecosystems: a cohesive strategy
Technical Report or White Paper
Lyle Laverty, Gerald W. Williams
1999 Appropriate management responses to wildland fire: options and costs
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
G. Thomas Zimmerman
1999 Western national forests: a cohesive strategy is needed to address catastrophic wildfire threats
Technical Report or White Paper
United States General Accounting Office
1991 The evolution of National Park Service fire policy
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Jan W. van Wagtendonk
1991 Some thoughts on prescribed natural fires
Technical Report or White Paper
Jack D. Cohen
1988 Protecting people and homes from wildfire in the interior West: proceedings of the symposium and workshop
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
William C. Fischer, Stephen F. Arno