Managing Wildfires in Wilderness

Friday, September 17, 2010

The Wilderness Act of 1964 allows agencies to take any measure to control a fire. This includes creating fire roads, fire breaks, backfires or aerial suppression. Managing Wildfires in Wilderness is a useful hand-out that helps explain how the agencies that manage our wilderness areas address wildfires.

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