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Category: General Publications

Title: Fire Policy at the Wildland-Urban Interface

Author: Plevel, S.R.

Subject: Policy, Urban Interface

Abstract: Wildland fires are destroying more homes and threatening more urban areas in the United States every year. Much of this destruction happens because more peopl e are moving into the wildlandurban interface. A pro blem once thought unique to Southern California is now recognized as a problem wherever "natural" vegetation is found next to the places people live and work. Only the frequency or extent of the problem varies with location; the problem exists throughout the country.

Date: 1997

Type: Journal

Source: Journal of Forestry

Identifier: Oct:12-17

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

Format: PDF

Language: English