"What Limits Flexible Fire Management - Pulic Or Agency Pressure? "

Mar 4, 2014
Steelman, T.A., and McCaffrey, S.M. 2011. Journal of Forestry 109(8): 454-461. 
The overarching policy direction in fire management is for increased flexibility, but there are factors that can constrain or facilitate that type of approach.  Perhaps most surprising is this study's finding that internal factors like planning documents, and not community and political pressure, are having the biggest influence on fire management strategies.

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