Vestal fires and virgin lands: a historical perspective on fire and wilderness.

Stephen Pyne

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Abstract

Wilderness fire management involves the merging of one hybrid of nature and culture, fire, with that of another hybrid of nature and culture, wilderness. Because they evolved more or less independently, the conjunction of these two traditions has yielded a thicket of operational dilemmas.-from Author

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGeneral Technical Report - US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Pages254-262
Number of pages9
EditionINT-182
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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    Pyne, S. (1985). Vestal fires and virgin lands: a historical perspective on fire and wilderness. In General Technical Report - US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (INT-182 ed., pp. 254-262)