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Title: Planning and evaluating prescribed fires--a standard procedure

Author: Fischer, William C.;

Date: 1978

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-43. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 19 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Provides a standard format and checklist to guide the land manager through the important steps for prescribed burning. Describes the kind of information needed to prepare fire prescriptions and burning plans. Identifies the elements of a fire prescription, a burning plan, and a prescribed fire evaluation. A plan written for an actual prescribed burning is included as an appendix.

Keywords: wildland management, fire management, prescribed fire, fire management planning

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Fischer, William C. 1978. Planning and evaluating prescribed fires--a standard procedure. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-43. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 19 p.

 


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