Changing Climatic Conditions Effects on Landscapes

Climate imperatives.

As I understand that the quadrennial is to make stabs into decades of future management it should go without saying that what we're looking at now is the beginning of the new paradigm. That forests are our greatest single American resource in staving off and mitigating climate change. In as much as that it is essential and imperative to act with consciousness and to be proactive. We are facing the quintessential feedback ...more »

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Evolving Risk in Public and Firefighter Safety

Fire Protection from the House out, rather than from the Wildland in

Research has clearly demonstrated that the most effective way to protect lives, property, and the natural environment from wildland fire is to focus directly on making communities more fire safe rather than spending millions of dollars clearing habitat far from assets at risk. This provides for long-term solutions rather than endlessly trying to modify the natural environment. Fuel treatments can provide some benefit, ...more »

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