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Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) publication that summarizes the policy, fiscal and science challenges that land managers encounter related to the control and reduction of the invasive plant/fire complex, especially as it relates to the threaten or endangered species...
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) publication commissioned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to assess threats the invasive plant-wildfire nexus poses to greater Sage-Grouse and its habitat. 47 pp.
Describes effects of fire on animals and habitat. United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Research Station. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-42-volume 1, January 2000.
Information about roofing, exterior wall, and siding materials and other aspects of fire safe construction by Amvic-Pacific.
Describes effects of fire on plants and ecosystems. United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Research Station. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-42-volume 2, December 2000.
Information from FEMA on reducing wildfire risk factors for your home.
Describes the effects of fire on soils and water. United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Research Station. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-42-volume 4, September 2005.
In this Issues in Science and Technology article, Pacific Northwest forest ecology and wildfire experts Dr. Jerry Franklin and Dr. James Agee attempt to sort out some of the complexities associated with wildfire ecology, fuels treatment options and forest restoration after wildfire. Published in...
A Handbook for Wildland-Urban Interface Communities on how to prepare a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Sponsored by the Society of American Foresters, National Association of State Foresters, National Association of Counties, and the Communities Committee of the Seventh American Forest...
This Forest Service general technical report describes the kinds, quality, amount, and gaps of scientific knowledge for making informed decisions on fuel treatments used to modify wildfire behavior and effects in dry forests of the interior Western United States. Published in 2004.

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