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The Resource Wildfire : a century of failed forest policy, edited by George Wuerthner

Wildfire : a century of failed forest policy, edited by George Wuerthner

Label
Wildfire : a century of failed forest policy
Title
Wildfire
Title remainder
a century of failed forest policy
Statement of responsibility
edited by George Wuerthner
Title variation
Wild fire
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Wildfires are an awe-inspiring natural phenomenon that have shaped North America?s landscapes since the dawn of time. They are a force that we cannot really control, and thus understanding, appreciating, and learning to live with wildfire is ultimately our wisest public policy. With more than 150 dramatic photographs, Wildfire: A Century of Failed Forest Policy covers the topic of wildfire from ecological, economic, and social/political perspectives while also documenting how past forest policies have hindered natural processes, creating a tinderbox of problems that we are faced with today"--Publisher description (March 2007)
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
634.9/6180973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
SD421.3
LC item number
.W53 2006
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SD421.3
NAL item number
.W53 2006 Ov
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wuerthner, George
  • Foundation for Deep Ecology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wildfires
  • Forest fires
  • Fire ecology
  • Forest policy
  • Feux de friches
  • Forêts
  • Écologie des feux
  • Politique forestière
  • Fire ecology
  • Forest fires
  • Forest policy
  • Wildfires
  • United States
  • Feuerökologie
  • Waldbrand
  • USA
Label
Wildfire : a century of failed forest policy, edited by George Wuerthner
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-316) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction ; Myths ; The political decision-making process / George Wuerthner -- Worldview -- Deep valuing of wildlands as ecosystems: learning sustainability from the integrity and resilience of natural systems / Alan Drengson and Duncan Taylor -- The fire of life: thinking about the biological basis for fire / Stephen J. Pyne -- A spiral dance: the necessity of fire to wildness / Mollie Matteson -- Fire and native peoples: a natural or humanized landscape? / Thomas R. Vale -- Coyote wildfire: evolving firefighters into fire guiders / Joe Fox -- Hot news: media coverage of wildfire / Conrad Smith -- Incendiary language: how language affects our perceptions / George Wuerthner -- Don't get hosed: how political framing influences fire policy / Les AuCoin -- Lifetimes with fire: a place in the wildland interface / Gary Snyder -- Fire-adapted landscapes ; The Yellowstone fires of 1988: A living wilderness / George Wuerthner
  • Fire ecology of the Sierra Nevada: forests born to burn / Jan W. van Wagtendonk -- Wildfire management on a human-dominated landscape: California Chaparral wildfires / Jon E. Keeley and CJ Fotheringham -- Fire in the Klamath-Siskiyou ecoregion: protecting and restoring the fire mosaic / Dominick A. DellaSala -- Fire in the Southwest: a historical context / Tom Ribe -- Fire in the East: welcoming back a native son / George Wuerthner -- Applied historical ecology: using the past to manage for the future / Thomas W. Swetnam, Craig D. Allen, and Julio L. Betancourt -- Fire and succession: a critical process for forest bird populations / Terrell D. Rich -- Fire and rebirth ; How to look and see ; Vested interests as purveyors of forest health ; Logging and wildfire: ecological differences and the need to preserve large fires / George Wuerthner -- After the smoke clears: ecological impacts of salvage logging / James R. Strittholt
  • Conventional salvage logging: the loss of ecological reason and economic restraint / Chris Maser -- Pyro cows: the role of livestock grazing in worsening fire severity / George Wuerthner -- The flawed economics of fire suppression / George Wuerthner -- Avoiding a new 'conspiracy of optimism': the economics of forest fuel reduction strategies / Thomas M. Power -- Money to burn: wildfire and the budget / Randal O'Toole -- The war on wildfire: firefighting and the militarization of forest fire management / Timothy Ingalsbee -- Learning to live with fire-dependent ecosystems / George Wuerthner -- Ecological restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine ecosystems: a broad perspective / Craig D. Allen [and others] -- Keep the greenfire burning: deep ecology and prescribed fire / Timothy Ingalsbee -- Sprawling into disaster: the growing impact of rural residential development on wildland fire management in the greater Yellowstone area / Crystal Stanionis and Dennis Glick
  • Burning down the house: the role of disaster aid in subsidizing catastrophe / John Krist -- The community protection zone: defending homes and communities from the threat of forest fire / Brian Nowicki and Todd Schulke -- The ultimate firefight: changing hearts and minds / Andy Kerr -- Smokey the Bear Sutra -- Glossary of wildland fire terms -- Glossary of euphemisms
Control code
ocm62896449
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
xxix, 322 pages
Isbn
9781597260701
Lccn
2006000740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62896449
  • (OCoLC)62896449
Label
Wildfire : a century of failed forest policy, edited by George Wuerthner
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-316) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction ; Myths ; The political decision-making process / George Wuerthner -- Worldview -- Deep valuing of wildlands as ecosystems: learning sustainability from the integrity and resilience of natural systems / Alan Drengson and Duncan Taylor -- The fire of life: thinking about the biological basis for fire / Stephen J. Pyne -- A spiral dance: the necessity of fire to wildness / Mollie Matteson -- Fire and native peoples: a natural or humanized landscape? / Thomas R. Vale -- Coyote wildfire: evolving firefighters into fire guiders / Joe Fox -- Hot news: media coverage of wildfire / Conrad Smith -- Incendiary language: how language affects our perceptions / George Wuerthner -- Don't get hosed: how political framing influences fire policy / Les AuCoin -- Lifetimes with fire: a place in the wildland interface / Gary Snyder -- Fire-adapted landscapes ; The Yellowstone fires of 1988: A living wilderness / George Wuerthner
  • Fire ecology of the Sierra Nevada: forests born to burn / Jan W. van Wagtendonk -- Wildfire management on a human-dominated landscape: California Chaparral wildfires / Jon E. Keeley and CJ Fotheringham -- Fire in the Klamath-Siskiyou ecoregion: protecting and restoring the fire mosaic / Dominick A. DellaSala -- Fire in the Southwest: a historical context / Tom Ribe -- Fire in the East: welcoming back a native son / George Wuerthner -- Applied historical ecology: using the past to manage for the future / Thomas W. Swetnam, Craig D. Allen, and Julio L. Betancourt -- Fire and succession: a critical process for forest bird populations / Terrell D. Rich -- Fire and rebirth ; How to look and see ; Vested interests as purveyors of forest health ; Logging and wildfire: ecological differences and the need to preserve large fires / George Wuerthner -- After the smoke clears: ecological impacts of salvage logging / James R. Strittholt
  • Conventional salvage logging: the loss of ecological reason and economic restraint / Chris Maser -- Pyro cows: the role of livestock grazing in worsening fire severity / George Wuerthner -- The flawed economics of fire suppression / George Wuerthner -- Avoiding a new 'conspiracy of optimism': the economics of forest fuel reduction strategies / Thomas M. Power -- Money to burn: wildfire and the budget / Randal O'Toole -- The war on wildfire: firefighting and the militarization of forest fire management / Timothy Ingalsbee -- Learning to live with fire-dependent ecosystems / George Wuerthner -- Ecological restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine ecosystems: a broad perspective / Craig D. Allen [and others] -- Keep the greenfire burning: deep ecology and prescribed fire / Timothy Ingalsbee -- Sprawling into disaster: the growing impact of rural residential development on wildland fire management in the greater Yellowstone area / Crystal Stanionis and Dennis Glick
  • Burning down the house: the role of disaster aid in subsidizing catastrophe / John Krist -- The community protection zone: defending homes and communities from the threat of forest fire / Brian Nowicki and Todd Schulke -- The ultimate firefight: changing hearts and minds / Andy Kerr -- Smokey the Bear Sutra -- Glossary of wildland fire terms -- Glossary of euphemisms
Control code
ocm62896449
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
xxix, 322 pages
Isbn
9781597260701
Lccn
2006000740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62896449
  • (OCoLC)62896449

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