Unformatted text preview: illustrated. Unfortunately, data produced through recent studies contradicts this assumption. Increased practices of fire suppression have, in large part, played the major role in amplified wildfire incidences, affecting not only local landowners, but the general public and federal government agencies via national parks and forests. With the accumulation of heavy fuel loads and a lack of proper forest management efforts such as prescribed burning, fire occurrence in the United States is steadily on the rise and is desperate need of attention....
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- Spring '08
- amplified wildfire incidences