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Title: Wildfire management in the U.S. Forest Service: a brief history.

Author: Donovan, Geoffrey H.; Brown, Thomas C.

Date: 2005

Source: Natural Hazards Observer. July (2005). 3 p

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Forest and rangeland fire was once a common land management tool. Native Americans as well as early settlers and prospectors used fire for various purposes. But as the country gradually filled with more settlers, and as forest resources became more precious, fire began to be viewed as more of a problem than a tool.

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Donovan, Geoffrey H.; Brown, Thomas C. 2005. Wildfire management in the U.S. Forest Service: a brief history. Natural Hazards Observer. July (2005). 3 p

 


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