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- Forest Service on Track for Another Record-Setting Spending Year for Wildfire Recovery. // Fire Chief Expert Blog;7/16/2012, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Forest Service invested almost 25 million dollars to respond on the 2012 wildfires that struck various areas all over the U.S., based on Associated Press reports.
- PROTECTING PEOPLE AND SUSTAINING RESOURCES IN FIRE-ADAPTED ECOSYSTEMS: A COHESIVE STRATEGY.... // Fire Management Today;Fall2001, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p16
Focuses on the report concerning measures of fire use released by the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture in the United States. Safety of grasslands and fire-maintained forests for firefighters; Purpose of the strategy; Priorities of the report.
- Planning national shared forces for the 21st century. Dudley, Michael // Fire Management Notes;Winter99, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p4
Discusses four interagency studies recommended in the `National Shared Forces Task Force Report' for planning national shared resources or wildfire fighting resources that are funded directly by the Agriculture Department's Forest Service. National helicopter study; Airborne firefighter study;...
- A NATIONAL FIRE PLAN FOR FUTURE LAND HEALTH. Dombeck, Mike // Fire Management Today;Spring2001, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the role of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service on wildland fire management. Benefits of the National Fire Plan; Utilization of the Fire Management Policy and Program Review; Details on the restoration projects of USDA Forest Service. INSET: FOREST...
- EQUIPMENT STANDARDIZATION REDUCES COSTS ON WILDLAND FIRES. Mangan, Richard J. // Fire Management Today;Summer2001, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p11
Discusses how equipment standardization reduces costs on wildland fires in the United States. Forest Service's focused and systematic equipment development; Forest Service's decision to charter two equipment development centers; Historical highlights in equipment development for wildland...
- Assessing Postfire Emergency Rehabilitation Conditions. // Fire Management Today;Winter2003, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p23
Focuses on efforts of scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service's Southwest Forest Science Complex in Flagstaff, Arizona for prevention and control of wildland fires. Provision of funds for the study by the National Fire Plan; Plan to restore a gauging station; Proposal to...
- Remembering Bud Moore. Sakariassen, Alex // Missoula Independent;12/2/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p6
The article discusses the U.S. Forest Service's wildfire management in Missoula, Montana, featuring the President Barry Hicks of the National Smokejumper Center in Yellowstone.
- `Smokey's Animal Friends': Partners in prevention. Porter, Nancy Lyn // Fire Management Notes;1997, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p15
Reports on the US Department of Agriculture's Forest Service's staging of a show called `Smokey's Animal Friends' with Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California as a tool in wildfire prevention. Spreading of the message of being careful with fire in wildlands; Interaction with individuals...
- Restoration Program Improves Forestland. // Timber Processing;May2013, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p66
The article highlights the Integrated Resource Restoration program, a major U.S. Forest Service pilot project where 800,000 acres of federal forestland were treated to help protect them from catastrophic wildfire in 2012 and improved the condition of 3 major watersheds in the interior West.