The use of virtual fencing to manage cattle grazing on sagebrush rangelands has potential to create fuel breaks needed to help fight wildfires, a recent Oregon State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service study found.
University of Oregon
United States Department of Agriculture
Dealing with increasing fire frequencies in the domestic mountain-dominated forest systems requires assessment and anticipation of fire risks at local scales as well as a better understanding of its effects on the ecosystem and recreational activities.
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) and the USDA Forest Service, along with support from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, has developed Planscape – a new wildfire resilience planning tool that improves wildfire safety.
This document presents the experience and lessons learned from the implementation of the Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Support Project (ETESP) housing program carried out by the Asian Development Bank in Indonesia.