Wildfire Damages to Homes and Resources: Understanding Causes and Reducing Losses

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This report focuses on options for protecting structures and for protecting wildlands and natural resources from wildfires. It begins with a brief overview of the nature of wildfires, followed by a discussion of protecting structures. Then, it discusses wildfire damages to wildlands and natural resources, fuel treatment options and their benefits and limitations, and public involvement in federal decisions.

Creator(s): Bracmort, Kelsi
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 23, 2013
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Bracmort, Kelsi

Specialist in Agricultural Conservation and Natural Resources Policy

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 23, 2013
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United States
Description:

This report focuses on options for protecting structures and for protecting wildlands and natural resources from wildfires. It begins with a brief overview of the nature of wildfires, followed by a discussion of protecting structures. Then, it discusses wildfire damages to wildlands and natural resources, fuel treatment options and their benefits and limitations, and public involvement in federal decisions.

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29 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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