Sean A. Parks

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Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, Rocky Mountain Research Station
USDA Forest Service
790 East Beckwith Avenue
Missoula, Montana , USA

Publications in Fire Ecology

Quantifying the Threat of Unsuppressed Wildfires Reaching the Adjacent Wildland-Urban Interface on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming, USA
Pages: 125-142
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.0802125

An important objective for many federal land management agencies is to restore fire to ecosystems that have experienced fire suppression or exclusion over the last century. Managing wildfires for resource objectives (i.e., allowing wildfires to burn in the absence of suppression) is an important tool for restoring such fire-adapted ecosystems. To support management decisions that allow wildfires to burn unsuppressed, land managers need a quantitative assessment of the potential for such wildfires to reach nearby fire-susceptible resources and assets.  [Read More]

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