Frost, Ric, Casey Roberts, Garrett Hyatt, John Fowler. 2007. Montane Meadow and Open Area Encroachment in the Lincoln Forest, Sacramento Grazing Allotment. New Mexico State Univ. Cooperative Extension Service/Agricultural Experiment Station, Range Improvement Task Force, Report 69.

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Frost, Ric. 2007. Just One Match - An Easy Way To Destroy New Mexico. Range Magazine, Spring 2007.

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The second paper is a “popular” version of the first for lay readers, although both are very good and not too technical for most people.

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April 7, 2008 | Comments Off | Topic:  Ecology, Management, Forest and Fire Sciences

Dubrasich, Michael E. and Gregory J. Brenner. 2008. Comments to the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest Regarding “Appropriate Management Response”. Western Institute for Study of the Environment.

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If you would like a free CD with the Comments and the Appendices (450+ MB), please email W.I.S.E. a request with your address.

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April 1, 2008 | Leave a Comment | Topic:  Policy, Management, Forest and Fire Sciences

Beck, Paul H. Old-Growth Forest Science, Policy, and Management in the Pacific Northwest Region — Testimony to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, March 13, 2008.

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March 22, 2008 | Comments Off | Topic:  Management, Forest and Fire Sciences

Bonnicksen, Thomas M. The Forest Carbon And Emissions Model. 2008. The Forest Foundation, Auburn, CA,

FCEM Report No. 1 — Overview and technical information (beta version). Full text [here]

FCEM Report No. 2 — Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Four California Wildfires: Opportunities to Prevent and Reverse Environmental and Climate Impacts. Full text [here]

Review with selected excerpts [here]

March 14, 2008 | Comments Off | Topic:  Management, Forest and Fire Sciences

Leonard, George M. - Chairman, Board of Directors, National Association of Forest Service Retirees (NAFSR). Recommendations to the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Regarding the FY2009 Budget for the U.S. Forest Service. 2008. NAFSR.

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March 6, 2008 | Leave a Comment | Topic:  Policy, Forest and Fire Sciences

Hageman, Harriet M. The “Roadless Rule” and Global Warming - What You Should Really Know. Wyoming Agriculture Dec. 2007/Jan. 2008

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March 5, 2008 | Comments Off | Topic:  Policy, Management, Forest and Fire Sciences

Dubrasich, Mike. Late Succession Is Eco-Babble Nonsense. 2008. Western Institute for Study of the Environment.

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February 20, 2008 | Comments Off | Topic:  Ecology, Forest and Fire Sciences

Pyne, Stephen J. The Wrath of Kuhn: Meditations on Fire Philosophy. Informal talk presented to Association of Fire Ecology, November, 2006.

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January 19, 2008 | Leave a Comment | Topic:  Philosophy, Forest and Fire Sciences

Pyne, Stephen J. “The Solution is Aircraft”: Aircraft and the Political Economy of Canadian Forest Fires. American Review of Canadian Studies, 2006, pp 458-477.

Stephen J. Pyne is Regents Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University and author of 18 books and numerous essays. This essay derives from Pyne’s newest book, Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada.

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December 26, 2007 | Leave a Comment | Topic:  Management, Philosophy

Pyne, Stephen J., Burning Border. Environmental History, 12 (Oct 2007)

Stephen J. Pyne is Regents Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University and author of 18 books and numerous essays. This essay derives from Pyne’s newest book, Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada.

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December 26, 2007 | Leave a Comment | Topic:  Management, Philosophy

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