Advances in Fire Practice WINTER 2009
The goal of NFDSC is to provide a key link between wildland fire science development and the appropriate application of that science.
By Josh McDaniel
Land managers will soon be faced with the apparent paradox of simultaneously managing forests for both fire management and carbon sequestration. Research presented at the conference showed that researchers will be working alongside land managers to solve that puzzle.
Is Climate Change Behind Recent Increase in Fire Activity?
It has become conventional wisdom that a warming climate has led to larger and more severe fires in the western US over the past few decades. The West is definitely warmer, but is it part of a long term warming trend connected to global climate change?