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Wildland fire preparedness

hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, to receive testimony on fire preparedness on federal lands, June 29, 1999.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wildfires -- United States -- Prevention and control.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 106-247
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E5583 1999b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 32 p. ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6808729M
      ISBN 100160598893
      LC Control Number00274035
      OCLC/WorldCa43361061

      It is the combination of these disciplines that make this book unique. Kenneth Blonski is a Fire Chief with the East Bay Regional Park District responsible for fire management in more than 65 parks and , acres in the urban wildland interface. As a career U.S. Forest Service employee he served on the Redding Hot Shot Crew, as Fuels. "Project Andrew" started when Jen Ashcraft called Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, Prescott National Forest, NRCS, and others with wildfire concerns within the wildland urban interface and her community. As the partners came together, a forest stewardship plan was developed to address the issues.

      Keep an extra Emergency Supply Kit in your car in case you cannot get to your home because of fire or other emergency. Have a portable radio or scanner so you can stay updated on the fire. Tell your neighbors about Ready, Set, Go! and your Wildfire Action Plan. Wildland Fire Management – In FY , the Wildland Fire Management budget is proposed at $ billion, an increase of $ million above the FY Annualized Continuing Resolution funding level. Wildland Fire Management remains a top priority in the Forest Service and aligns with USDA Strategic Objective Mitigate.

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Wildland fire preparedness by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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