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Conducting Prescribed Fires: A Comprehensive Guide (review)

Conducting Prescribed Fires: A Comprehensive Guide (review) South Dakota under different policy-relevant land-use Book Reviews alternatives. The authors determine the biophysical value of carbon sequestration, reduction of sedimentation, and Conducting Prescribed Fires: waterfowl production across native prairie grasslands, A Comprehensive Guide lands enrolled in conservation programs, and agricultural John R. Weir. 2009. College Station, TX: Texas A&M cropland over a period of 20 yr. Based on their results, University Press. Paper. $28.00. ISBN: 978-1-60344-134-6. Gascoigne and colleagues predict that projected conver- 194 pages. sion of native prairie to cropland over the next 20 yr will Conducting Prescribed Fires fills a huge void in the pre - result in a loss of $4 billion in societal benefit. They further scribed fire literature, that of a practical manual that covers conclude that enrolling land in conservation programs is an introduction to all the major issues associated with the not an acceptable mitigation for the loss of native prairie. use of prescribed (Rx) fire in ecological restoration and management. Many existing books on wildland fire man- agement focus either on ecology or methods; none combine Planning & Policy both at the breadth of information that Weir has provided. Intervention Ecology: Applying Ecological Science in Largely written for beginning Rx http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ecological Restoration University of Wisconsin Press

Conducting Prescribed Fires: A Comprehensive Guide (review)

Ecological Restoration , Volume 29 (4) – Nov 5, 2011

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University of Wisconsin Press
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Abstract

South Dakota under different policy-relevant land-use Book Reviews alternatives. The authors determine the biophysical value of carbon sequestration, reduction of sedimentation, and Conducting Prescribed Fires: waterfowl production across native prairie grasslands, A Comprehensive Guide lands enrolled in conservation programs, and agricultural John R. Weir. 2009. College Station, TX: Texas A&M cropland over a period of 20 yr. Based on their results, University Press. Paper. $28.00. ISBN: 978-1-60344-134-6. Gascoigne and colleagues predict that projected conver- 194 pages. sion of native prairie to cropland over the next 20 yr will Conducting Prescribed Fires fills a huge void in the pre - result in a loss of $4 billion in societal benefit. They further scribed fire literature, that of a practical manual that covers conclude that enrolling land in conservation programs is an introduction to all the major issues associated with the not an acceptable mitigation for the loss of native prairie. use of prescribed (Rx) fire in ecological restoration and management. Many existing books on wildland fire man- agement focus either on ecology or methods; none combine Planning & Policy both at the breadth of information that Weir has provided. Intervention Ecology: Applying Ecological Science in Largely written for beginning Rx

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Ecological RestorationUniversity of Wisconsin Press

Published: Nov 5, 2011

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