SageSTEP News: Issue 10 – Large wildfires and public beliefs & aerial imagery for management

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In this issue:

  • Wildfire consumed SageSTEP study plots on the west side of the Stansbury Mountains on land managed by the USDA Forest Service.
  • Is opposition to fuels treatments—especially prescribed burning, reduced when citizens are reminded of the real costs of wildfire?
  • Quantifying the relationship between fuel loads and vegetation data acquired from remote sensing imagery and geographic information systems (GIS) with field-based measurements.