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Category: General Publications

Title: Comparing Wilderness Restoration and Fire Policy in Three Federal Agencies - Variations on a Theme in Northern Arizona

Author: Ostergren, D.M.

Subject: Ecological Restoration, Policy, Law

Abstract: Ecological restoration is the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed. Ideally, in North America a restored ecosystem contains a self-sustaining complement of species composition, structure and function which, as nearly as possible, reflect conditions as if Euro-Americans had not manipulated the system. Fire is one of the most significant processes to influence southwestern ecosystems so, to address restoration, government agencies must address fire.

Date: 2006

Type: Journal

Source: Journal of Land, Resources, and Environmental Law

Identifier: 26(267)

Publisher: Westlaw

Format: PDF

Language: English