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Attitudes toward prescribed fire policies

Author(s): Michael J. Manfredo, Martin Fishbein, Glenn E. Haas, Alan E. Watson
Year Published: 1990

This article discusses social considerations with respect to public wildland forest fire policy. Social attitudes, beliefs and behavioral intentions of wildland fire are described as well as the public's knowledge of the effects of fire. This study details these social issues with regards to the 'let burn' policy and the 1988 fires in Yellowstone National Park.

Citation: Manfredo, Michael J.; Fishbein, Martin; Hass, Glenn E.; Watson, Alan E. 1990. Attitudes Toward Prescribed Fire Policies. Journal of Forestry. 88(7): 19-23.
Topic(s): Fire Communication & Education, Public Perspectives of Fire Management
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Book or Chapter or Journal Article
NRFSN number: 15182
FRAMES RCS number: 7688
Record updated: Sep 8, 2020