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Title: Pre-Fire Intervention - Thinning and Prescribed Burning
Associated File: Pre-Fire Intervention Thinning and Prescribed Burning.ppt
Pre-Fire Intervention Thinning and Prescribed Burning.pdf
Publisher: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
Description: This module is the fourth in the Fire Ecology and Management Series. The module is designed for courses that support natural resource disciplines such as Forestry, Wildlife and Environmental Science. Although the module can be taught independently, faculty should consider teaching it as part of the series. Specifically, the modules The Ecological Role of Fire, Historical Fire Regimes and their Application to Forest Management, and Anatomy of a Wildfire are designed to prepare students for this module. This lecture-based module examines forest thinning and prescribed burning as methods for reducing the probability of catastrophic fire and restoring forest ecosystems.

A PowerPoint presentation describes the context in which these practices have been proposed as a solution and presents some of the evidence that evaluates their effectiveness.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Rangelands. Range management. Grazing -- Special topics, A-Z -- Fire management. Prescribed burning
Agriculture -- Forestry -- Conservation and protection -- Damage by elements -- Forest fires and wildfires
Agriculture -- Forestry -- Sylviculture -- Natural history of forest trees -- Thinning
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Influence of special factors in the environment -- Special, A-Z -- Fire. Fire ecology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Agriculture
Health -- Environmental health
Vocational Education -- Agriculture
Key Concept: Geography -- Environmental management
Ecology -- Forests
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
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Resource URL Clicks: 15
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