Fire fight at sunrise
- Yellowstone after the fire. // Current Health 1;Oct94, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p25
Presents information on the fire that hit Yellowstone National Park in 1988. Steps made by the National Park Service to monitor and fight the fires; Background on the 1988 fire; Condition of the park after the fire; Safety of the animals; Lessons learned from the fire. INSET: Pack out what you...
- Firefighters gained control. Hanson, Cynthia; McLaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor;7/11/95, Vol. 87 Issue 157, p2
Reports that the brush fire near Scottsdale and Fountain Hills in Arizona has been brought under control, as reported on July 11, 1995. Damage caused by the fire.
- Life on the frontier is now life on the edge. Woodruff, Carol Susan // Christian Science Monitor;8/28/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 194, p18
Presents the author's experiences with living among the forest fires in Montana.
- Wildfire in the West's woods: Fire policy in the wake of the fires of 1988. Matzke, G.; Keyes, D. // Focus;Summer89, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p1
Examines fire management policy in light of the major fires in the West in 1988. Benefits of fire; Problems associated with fire exclusion policies; Defense of the `let burn' policy criticized by the media; Case study of the great fires of 1988 in Yellowstone Park.
- Fire frequency on an oak-hickory ridgetop in the Missouri Ozarks. Cutter, Bruce E.; Guyette, Richard P. // American Midland Naturalist;Oct94, Vol. 132 Issue 2, p393
Examines the fire history in the Houston Ranger District in Mark Twain Forest, Missouri. Use of wedges taken from oaks, Quercus stellata, growing on a ridge in an oak-hickory stand; Construction of chronology of fire occurrences; Fire frequencies; Effect of the settlement of Anglo-Americans on...
- The essential element of fire. Parfit, Michael // National Geographic;Sep96, Vol. 190 Issue 3, p116
Examines the role of fire in maintaining the forests of the United States. Crown fires and prescribed fires; Fires in Ponderosa forests; Economics of fighting forest fires; Improving habitat with prescribed fires.
- Agencies examine Point Reyes fire. O'Connell, Kim A. // National Parks;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 70 Issue 1/2, p11
Reports on the start of investigations concerning the fire in Point Reyes National Seashore, California in October 1955. Examination of burned out areas; Mapping out of the rehabilitation effort; Damages caused by the blaze.
- The year Yellowstone burned. Zumbo, J. // Outdoor Life;Dec88, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p53
Long after the last hot ash cools from the fires at Yellowstone National Park, the flames of controversy still rage. Discusses how the infamous `let burn' policy has drawn the heat of politicians, citizens, biologists, and hunters. INSET: To hunt or not to hunt..
- Fire! Evans, Caroline // Ranger Rick;Oct95, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p31
Focuses on the environmental aspects of forest fires. Forest fire cycles; Forest fires as cleaning up the forest and adding minerals to the ground; Effects of forest fires on animal life; Forest fires as allowing the natural cycle of life to begin all over again.
- Nebraska's White River Watershed recovers. Derickson, C.R. // Soil & Water Conservation News;Nov/Dec91, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p9
Details the recovery of Nebraska's White River Watershed from the effects ofa forest fire in the Pine Ridge Forest in July 1989. Nearby Crawford, Nebr. relies on water supply; Rainfall runoff clogged water filtration system; Work of Soil Conserv ation Service (SCS) in Emergency Watershed...