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For the USDA Forest Service, wilderness fire management began in the Northern Rockies. Explore the history of wilderness fire management through nationally significant case studies in the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness, Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. Hear interviews from retirees Orville Daniels, Dick Bahr, and Laurie Kurth, and scientist Mark Finney, who use the Bad Luck (1972), Canyon Creek (1988), Yellowstone (1988) and Howling (1994) fires to share lessons learned and describe how these fires shaped fire use and national fire policy.

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Dec 6, 2021
Richard R. Bahr, Orville Daniels, Mark A. Finney, Laurie L. Kurth
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Fire Behavior
Fire History
Fire Policy & Law

NRFSN number: 23922
FRAMES RCS number: 64828
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