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Applied Wildland Fire Research in Support of Project Level Hazardous Fuels Planning -- Fact Sheets

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Rocky Mountain Research Station

Missoula Forestry Sciences Laboratory
800 E. Beckwith Avenue
Missoula, MT 59801

Moscow Forestry Sciences Laboratory
1221 South Main Street
Moscow, ID 83843

Pacific Northwest Research Station
333 SW 1st Avenue
Portland, OR 97208-3890

North Central Research Station
1992 Folwell Avenue
St Paul, MN 55108

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Economics Environmental Social Science Fire Behavior

Economics and Utilization Team
  1. Complete set of fact sheets (1093 KB) zip

  2. Mastication treatments and costs (RMRS-RN-20-1-WWW) pdf

  3. Log hauling cost (RMRS-RN-20-2-WWW) pdf

  4. Economic impacts of fuel treatments (RMRS-RN-20-3-WWW) pdf

  5. My Fuel Treatment Planner (RMRS-RN-20-4-WWW) pdf

  6. NEPA and economics (RMRS-RN-20-5-WWW) pdf

  7. Selection criteria analysis (RMRS-RN-20-6-WWW) pdf

  8. Markets and log prices (RMRS-RN-20-07-WWW) pdf

  9. Prescribed fire costs (RMRS-RN-20-08-WWW) pdf

  10. Mechanical treatment costs (RMRS-RN-20-09-WWW)pdf

Environmental Consequences Team
  1. Complete set of fact sheets (2226 KB) zip

  2. Fire Effects Information Systems (FEIS) (RMRS-RN-23-1-WWW) pdf

  3. First Order Fire Effects Model (FOFEM) (RMRS-RN-23-2-WWW) pdf

  4. Structure fires in the wildland-urban interface (RMRS-RN-23-3-WWW) pdf

  5. Wildlife responses to fuels treatment: key considerations (RMRS-RN-23-4-WWW) pdf

  6. Prescriptions and fire effects (RMRS-RN-23-5-WWW) pdf

  7. Wildland fire use: the "other" treatment option (RMRS-RN-23-6-WWW) pdf

  8. Fire and weeds (RMRS-RN-23-07-WWW) pdf

  9. Evaluating sedimentation risks associated with fuel management (RMRS-RN-23-08-WWW) pdf

  10. Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator (FFE-FVS) (RMRS-RN-23-09-WWW) pdf

  11. The Understory Response Model (RMRS-RN-23-10-WWW) pdf

  12. Smoke Impact Spreadsheet (SIS) model (RMRS-RN-23-11-WWW) pdf

  13. Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Fuel Management (FuMe) tool (RMRS-RN-23-12-WWW) pdf

  14. Root Disease Analyzer -- Armillaria Response Tool (ART) (RMRS-RN-23-13-WWW) pdf

  15. Fuels reduction and compaction (RMRS-RN-23-14-WWW) pdf

  16. The Wildlife Habitat Response Model (RMRS-RN-23-15-WWW) pdf

Social Science Team
  1. Set of fact sheets 1 to 18 (2.4 MB) zip

  2. Developing personal responsibility for fuels reduction: building a successful program to engage property owners (RMRS-RN-21-1-WWW) pdf

  3. Developing personal responsibility for fuels reduction: types of information to encourage proactive behavior (RMRS-RN-21-2-WWW) pdf

  4. Developing personal responsibility for fuels reduction: more ways to catch and hold people's attention (RMRS-RN-21-3-WWW) pdf

  5. Three critical topics to cover when talking about hazards (RMRS-RN-21-4-WWW) pdf

  6. The importance of working locally (RMRS-RN-21-5-WWW) pdf

  7. Important considerations for communicating about hazards (RMRS-RN-21-6-WWW) pdf

  8. The "laws" of effective public education about fire hazards (RMRS-RN-21-07-WWW) pdf

  9. The "Golden Rule" and other lessons on communicating about hazards (RMRS-RN-21-08-WWW) pdf

  10. Benefits of collaboration (RMRS-RN-21-08-WWW) pdf

  11. Stages of collaboration (RMRS-RN-21-09-WWW) pdf

  12. Challenges to collaboration (RMRS-RN-21-11-WWW) pdf

  13. Keys to successful collaboration (RMRS-RN-21-12-WWW) pdf

  14. Strategies for managing fuels and visual quality (RMRS-RN-21-13-WWW) pdf

  15. Landscape preference in forested ecosystems (RMRS-RN-21-14-WWW) pdf

  16. Landscape change and aesthetics (RMRS-RN-21-15-WWW) pdf

  17. Prescribed fire and visual quality (RMRS-RN-21-16-WWW) pdf

  18. Considering social acceptability of fuels treatments (RMRS-RN-21-17-WWW) pdf

  19. Issues affecting social acceptability of fuels treatments (RMRS-RN-21-18-WWW) pdf

Wildland Fire Behavior & Forest Structure Team
  1. Complete set of fact sheets (850 KB) zip

  2. Forest structure and fire hazard overview (RMRS-RN-22-1-WWW) pdf

  3. Fire hazard (RMRS-RN-22-2-WWW) pdf

  4. Visualizing forest structure and fuels (RMRS-RN-22-3-WWW) pdf

  5. Role of silviculture in fuel treatments (RMRS-RN-22-4-WWW) pdf

  6. Fuel treatment principles for complex landscapes (RMRS-RN-22-5-WWW) pdf

  7. Guide to fuel treatments in dry forests of the Western United States: assessing forest structure and fire hazard (RMRS-RN-22-6-WWW) pdf

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