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Title: Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; social issues fact sheet 13: Strategies for managing fuels and visual quality

Author: Esposito, Christine ed.;

Date: 2006

Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-21-13. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: The public's acceptance of forest management practices, including fuels reduction, is heavily based on how forests look. Fuels managers can improve their chances of success by considering aesthetics when making management decisions. This fact sheet reviews a three-part general strategy for managing fuels and visual quality: planning, implementation, and monitoring.

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Keywords: fuels planning, fuels management, fire, forest management practices, fuels reduction, aesthetics

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Esposito, Christine, ed. 2006. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; social issues fact sheet 13: Strategies for managing fuels and visual quality. Res. Note RMRS-RN-21-13. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.

 


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