1stFire Behavior and Fuels Conference – How to Measure Success
International Association ofWildland Fire (IAWF)
27-30 March 2006, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A
The International Association of Wildland Fire is beginning a series of “Fire Behavior and Fuels Conferences”. The first one was held in Portland, Oregon March 27-30, 2006 and was titled Fuels Management How to Measure Success. The U.S. Interagency Fuels Group, as well as several other organizations were cooperating to help plan, organize and put on this conference.
Some of the topics included:
Methods for fuel characterization
Wildland Urban Interface
Working across boundaries
Collaboration to get the fuels treated
Wilderness, Parks, and Roadless areas
Case studies, learning from successes and failures
Computer modeling tools
Modeling fire behavior related to changes in fuels
Conference Proceedings now available online (September 2006):
Andrews, Patricia L.; Butler, Bret W., comps. 2006. Fuels Management-How to Measure Success: Conference Proceedings. 28-30 March 2006; Portland, OR. Proceedings RMRS-P-41. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 809 p.