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- Houtman, Rachel M., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Forest ecology and management 2019 v.434 pp. 99-109
- ecological value; ecosystem services; forest management; forests; fuels; fuels (fire ecology); humans; land management; national forests; planning; public lands; risk; wildfires; wildland-urban interface; Western United States
- ... US public land management agencies are faced with multiple, often conflicting objectives to meet management targets and produce a wide range of ecosystem services expected from public lands. One example is managing the growing wildfire risk to human and ecological values while meeting programmatic harvest targets for economic outputs mandated in agency budgets. Studies examining strategic manageme ...
- Houtman, Rachel M., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- International journal of wildland fire 2013 v.22 no.7 pp. 871-882
- burning; economics; fire behavior; fire suppression; forests; fuels; landscapes; models; sampling; weather; wildfires; wildland fire management; Oregon
- ... Where a legacy of aggressive wildland fire suppression has left forests in need of fuel reduction, allowing wildland fire to burn may provide fuel treatment benefits, thereby reducing suppression costs from subsequent fires. The least-cost-plus-net-value-change model of wildland fire economics includes benefits of wildfire in a framework for evaluating suppression options. In this study, we estima ...