Content tagged "surviving wildfire articles"

What You Should Do Before Evacuating Your House

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA Ed Smith, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno,...

Targeted Grazing for Fuel Reduction

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CATargeted grazing is the intentional use of livestock to modify...

Making Evacuation Less Stressful

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA  Pre-fire planning and taking action ahead of time, including...

Fire Ratings for Roofing Material

Wildfire Updated: March 23, 2012

Article Written by: Stephen L. Quarles, Senior Scientist,  Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, Richburg, SCFire ratings for roofs are classified...

Grass Seeding to Control Erosion after a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: June 17, 2011

Article Written by: Yvonne Barkley, University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, IDThough not the most successful method, grass seeding is the most commonly used...

Reforesting Your Forestland after a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: June 17, 2011

Article Written by: Yvonne Barkley, University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, ID One of the first activities most people plan after a burn is reforesting their...

The Healthy Forest Restoration Act

Wildfire Updated: June 17, 2011

Article Written by: Janean Creighton, Oregon State University Extension, Corvallis, OR The Healthy Forests Restoration Act (HFRA) was signed into law by...

Predicting Mortality in Ponderosa Pine After a Wildfire

Wildfire Updated: May 26, 2011

Article Written by: Yvonne Barkley, University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, ID and David C. Powell, USDA Forest Service Ponderosa pine is a large tree,...

Wildfire and Wildlife Habitat

Wildfire Updated: August 10, 2010

Article Written by: Yvonne Barkley, University of Idaho Extension, Moscow, ID The biggest effect wildfire has on wildlife habitat is by altering the three...

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