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Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System

David A. Cleaves

Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System

by David A. Cleaves

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station in Asheville, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Forest System (U.S.),
  • Prescribed burning -- United States.,
  • Fire management -- United States.,
  • Vegetation management -- United States.,
  • Ecosystem management -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid A. Cleaves, Jorge Martinez, and Terry K. Haines.
    SeriesGeneral technical report SRS -- 37.
    ContributionsMartinez, Jorge., Haines, Terry K., United States. Forest Service. Southern Research Station.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15581785M

      Unit size of the burned area affected prescribed burning costs more than either change in slope or unit shape, both of which increase the amount of burn perimeter relative to the area burned. Costs per acre demonstrated economies of scale: the larger the unit burned, the lower its per-acre cost. For. Sci. 43(4)Cited by: Prescribed burn at the Tahoe National Forest. (Photo: Steve McKelvey, U.S. Forest Service. They found that prescribed burning and mechanical thinning had little or no effect on a forest’s vegetation, soils, wildlife, bark beetles and carbon sequestration.

    The Burn Boss will immediately notify the Forest Dispatch Center and the line officer of the change in status from prescribed fire to unwanted wildland fire and assume the role of incident commander, or transfer command of the incident to a qualified incident commander. Cleaves DA, Browdie JD () Economics analysis of prescribed burning. In Natural and Prescribed Fire in Pacifi c Northwest Forests, JD Walstad, et al. (eds) Oregon State University Press, Corvallis Cleaves DA, Martinez J, Haines TK, () Influenece on prescribed burning activity and cost in the national forest system. Forest Service Research.

    Prescribed Fire History. The use of fire in the forests of the United States has come full cycle. Early settlers found Indians using fire in virgin pine stands and adopted the practice themselves to provide better access, improve hunting, and to get rid of brush and timber so they could farm. Spending on Fire Suppression vs. Prescribed Burn Treatment The federal government spends more money fighting fires than it spends on prescribed burns Methodology: “Made to Burn” map: Climate Central adapted the map from modeling findings by Mark Finney and Karen Short of the Missoula Fire Sciences Lab and U.S. Forest Service.


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Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System by David A. Cleaves Download PDF EPUB FB2

Influences on Prescribed Burning Activity and Costs in the National Forest System David A. Cleaves, Jorge Martinez, and Terry K. Haines Abstract The results of a survey concerning National Forest System prescribed burning activity and costs from to are examined.

Ninety-five of one hundred and fourteen national forests by: The results of a survey concerning National Forest System prescribed burning activity and costs from to are examined. Ninety-five of one hundred and fourteen national forests responded.

Acreage burned and costs for conducting burns are reported for four types of prescribed fires slash reduction; management-ignited fires; prescribed natural fires; and brush, grass and rangeland by: Acreage burned and costs for conducting burns are reported for four types of prescribed fire: slash reduction; management-ignited fires; prescribed natural fires; and brush, grass and Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System | FRAMES.

Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System Document Type: Report Author(s): David A. Cleaves; J. Martinez; Terry K. Haines. Ninety-five of one hundred and fourteen national forest fuel management offices responded. Acreage burned and costs for conducting burns are reported for four types of prescribed fire: slash reduction; management-ignited fires; prescribed natural fires; and brush, grass and rangeland by: Fuels management officers from 95 National Forests reported costs and acreage burned for 4 types of prescribed fire, including slash reduction, management-ignited fires, prescribed natural fires, and brush, grass, and rangeland burns, and rated the relative importance of 9 resource enhancement targets and 12 factors influencing burning costs.

Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: David A Cleaves; Jorge Martinez; Terry K Haines; United States.

Forest Service. Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System (OCoLC) Online version: Cleaves, David A., Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System. Asheville, NC: U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station, [] (OCoLC) Material Type. Cleaves et al. () analyzed trends and influences on prescribed burning costs in the National Forest system during the period to Using survey methodology they asked managers to.

The results of a survey from to of the USDA Forest Service's National Forest System prescribed burning activity and costs are examined. Fuels management officers from 95 National Forests reported costs and acreage burned for 4 types of prescribed fire, including slash reduction, management-ignited fires, prescribed natural fires, and brush, grass, and rangeland burns, and.

Influences of thinning, prescribed burning, and wildfire on soil processes and properties in southwestern ponderosa pine forests: A retrospective study National Forest.

Influences on prescribed burning activity in the National Forest system. Pages in W. Keith Moser and Cynthia F. Moser (eds.). Fire and forest ecology: innovative silviculture and vegetation man­ agement.

Tall Timbers Ecology Conference Proceedings, No. Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FL. INTRODUCTION Recent analyses of fire policy have called for in­ creased prescribed burning.

Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System (General Technical Report No. 37). Asheville, NC: USDA, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. Asheville, NC: USDA, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. Prescribed burning is the intentional, controlled application of fire to a forest to accomplish the objectives of a landowner or land manager (US Forest Service ).Prescribed burning includes fires designed for site preparation purposes and for forest understory maintenance (Figure ).In this section, prescribed burning refers to a surface fire that burns under the canopy of an.

The National Forest Management Act _____ national forest land. was passed by the Bush administration in to loosen environmental protections and restricting public oversight of b. was passed in with the intent to ensure multiple use and sustainable yield of national forests c.

offers subsidies to timber companies for road building on. (Ed. KW Outcalt) pp. – USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, General Technical Report SRS (Asheville, NC) Cleaves DA, Martinez J, Haines TK () Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the national forest system.

USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, General Technical Report SRS (Asheville, NC)Cited by: implementation of the National Fire Plan. The FASTRACS database is used primarily for planning, tracking, and reporting fuel management re-lated activities; and the data include Implementing a prescribed burn.

The FASTRACS pro-gram can assist with predicting the cost of a prescribed burn based on local variables (photo credit: Tom Iraci). Calkin D, Gebert K, Jones G, Neilson R () Forest Service large fire area burned and suppression expenditure trends, – Journal of Forestry– Cleaves DA, Martinez J, Haines TK () Influences on prescribed burning activity and costs in the National Forest System.

USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station Cited by: A full economic analysis of federal land management agencies’ wildfire programs would address activities undertaken: (1) before the fire, (2) during the fire, and (3) after the fire.

The chapter begins with a description of the generally accepted model for evaluating wildland fire programs, the cost-plus-net value change or cost-plus-loss by: 4 Prescribed Burning in South Australia: Review of Operational Prescriptions 1.

Introduction Fire should not be regarded as unnatural or catastrophic, but rather as a recurring event that influences the nature of the Australian landscape and the adaptations of its flora and fauna. Start studying test review ch Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Search. Prescribed burning on national forest land. What does salvage logging promote? Which human activity most directly contributes to an increased incidence of mudslides?Forester, USDA Forest Service, Roosevelt National Forest, Fort Collins, CO.

Influences on Prescribed Burning Activity and Costs in the National Forest System. In Proc. 21st Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference. Tallahassee, FL. (In press). In general, the cost of burning is dependent on many factors such as landowner goals, land use, grazing system, weather, topography, etc.

As a result, to determine the cost of a prescribed fire, one should evaluate each burn individually. For the three burns referenced in this report, the per-acre cost was highly variable. However, when.