Fire Ecology, Management, and Supression

Fire Ecology, Management, and Supression

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Comprehensive References

All Fired Up!, Newsletter of the Wisconsin Chapter [of The Nature Conservancy], Winter 2003-2004, Madison, 2003. View Full Record
Fifield Fire Lookout Tower, Columns, July/August 2007, p. 7. in "State Register of Historic Places, Recent Wisconsin Additions", Madison, 2007. View Full Record
Apfelbaum and Haney, Changes in Bird Populations During Succession Following Fire in the Northern Great Lakes Wilderness, Lucas: Proceedings Natl Wild. Conf, 1983, USFS Gen. Tech. Rpt. INT-212, Ogden, Utah, 1985. View Full Record
Baldwin, A. G., Burned: 12,000 Acres--On Purpose!, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, May, 1958, 1958. View Full Record
Baldwin, A. G., Burned: 12,000 Acres--On Purpose!, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 23:5, May 1958, pp. 18-19., Madison, 1958. View Full Record
Barney, Richard J., Compiler, Proceedings of Fire Working Group, Society of Am. Foresters, Natl. Convention, Albuquerque, NM, Oct. 4, 1977., Ogden, UT, 1977. View Full Record
Butler, Beverly, My Sister's Keeper, New York, 1980. View Full Record
Candy, R. H., Discussion on the Reproduction and Development of White Pine, The Forestry Chronicle, Vol. 15, 1939, pp. 88-92., Mattawa, ON , 1939. View Full Record
Clepper, Henry, Crusade for Conservatio, Washington, 1975. View Full Record
Ecklund, et al., Facing Fire!, Wisconsin Natural Resources, 36:2, April 2012, center section., Madison, 2012. View Full Record
Graham, Samuel, et al., Aspens Phoenix Trees of the Great Lakes Region, Ann Arbor, 1963. View Full Record
Harper, et al., Forest Practices and Productivity, The Yearbook of Agriculture 1957: Soils, Washington, 1957. View Full Record
Hill, Barry, Wildland Fire Management: Reducing the Threat of Wildland Fires, GAO-02-843T (Testimony), Washington, 2002. View Full Record
Huff and Agee, Wilderness Fire Research, Lucas: Proceedings Natl Wild. Conf, 1983, USFS Gen. Tech. Rpt. INT-212, Ogden, Utah, 1985. View Full Record
Huppert, John, DNR Uses Fire for Forest, Wildlife Habitat Management, Vilas County News Review, Emergency Services supplement, p. 26, October 6, 1999., Eagle River, 1999. View Full Record
Lotan, James E. et al., effects of Fire on Flora, A State-of-Knowledge Review Prepared by the Forst Service Natl. Fire Effects Workshop, Denver, April, 1978., US Forest Service General Technical Report WO-16, Washington, 1981. View Full Record
Maissurow, D. K., Fire as a Necessary Factor in the Perpetuation of White Pine, Journal of Forestry, Vol. 33, 1935, pp. 373-8., Bethesda, MD, 1935. View Full Record
Maissurow, D. K., Role of Fire in the Perpetuation of Virgin Forests of Northern Wisconsin, Journal of Forestry, Vol. 39, #2, 1941, pp. 201-207, Bethesda, MD, 1941. View Full Record
Mlot, Christine, When the Smoke Clears, Nature Conservancy Magazine, 52:4, Winter 2002, p. 18., Arlington, VA, 2002. View Full Record
Pendowski, Paul, When Peshtigo Burned, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 36:4, July-Aug 1971, pp. 8-9., Madison, 1971. View Full Record
Pohlman, John, What's the Status of Prescribed Burning?, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 37:6, Nov-Dec, 1972, pp. 18-19., Madison, 1972. View Full Record
Pyne, Stephen, Still-Burning Bush, Melbourne, Australia, 2006. View Full Record
Solberg, Erling, New Laws for New Forests, Madison, 1961. View Full Record
Stokes and Dieterich, Fire History Workshop, 1980, Tucson, USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-81., Fort Collins, CO, 1980. View Full Record
Swingler, W. S., Programs for Forest Management, Land, Yearbook of Agriculture, 1958, 1958. View Full Record
US Agriculture, Dept. of, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Proceedings--Symnposium and Workshop on Wilderness Fire, Missoula, MT Nov. 1983, US Forest Service General Technical Report INT-182, Ogden, UT, 1985. View Full Record
US, General Accouting Office, Federal Fire Management: Limited Progress in Restarting the Prescribed Fire Program, GAO/RCED-91-42, Washington, 1991. View Full Record
Van Wagner, C. E., Age-class Distribution and the Forest Fire Cycle, Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Vol. 8, 1978, pp. 230-261/, Ottawa, 1978. View Full Record
Vilas, Jack, My Life, To My Children, Revised Edition by Mary J. Schueller, Richfield, WI, 2007. View Full Record
Vilas, Jack, My Life to My Children, Revised Edition, by Mary J. Schueller, Richfield, WI, 2007. View Full Record
Wennersten, John, The Chesapeake Environment, Maryland Historical Magazine 91:2, Summe, 1996, pp.156-179, Baltimore, 1996. View Full Record
Wilson and Steigerwaldt, photographers, What's Going On?, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, January, 1956, back cover., Madison, 1956. View Full Record
Wisconsin, Natural Resources, Dept. of, Their Future Our Responsibility: Wisconsin 1981 Forest Fire Report, Madison, 1982. View Full Record
WI DNR Division of Forest, Spreading Like Wildfire, Wisconsin Natural Resources, Vo. 29, #2, April 2005, pp. 16 ff., Madison, 2005. View Full Record
Wuerthner, George, ed., Wildfire: A Century of Failed Forest Policy, Sausalito, CA, 2006. View Full Record

Major References

Residents Resisted Fire Control, The First 100 Years, 1888-1988, Centennial Edition, p.140, Minocqua, 1988. View Full Record
Wisconsin Forest Fires, 1894, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 29:4, July-Aug 1964, pp. 16-17., Madison, 1964. View Full Record
Barker, Rocky, Scorched Earth, Washington, DC, 2005. View Full Record
Brackett, Leroy, Is that Fire Necessary?, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 20:4, April 1955, pp. 27-29., Madison, 1955. View Full Record
Brown and Davis, Forest Fire Control and Use, McGraw Hill Series in Forest Resources, New York, 1973. View Full Record
Burke, Francis, YOU--and Wisconsin Forest Fires, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 25:8, Sept.-Oct. 1960, pp. 46-48., Madison, 1960. View Full Record
Harrison, R. P., Aspen Management, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, 20:2, Feb. 1955, pp. 18-22., Madison, 1955. View Full Record
Knauth, Percy, North Woods, The American Wilderness, New York, 1972. View Full Record
Leatherman, Courtney, Climate for Fire, Nature Conservancy Magazine, Autumn, 2009, p. 11., Arlington, VA, 2009. View Full Record
LeMay, Neil, Fire Control in Pine Stands, Wisconsin Conservation Bulletin, March, 1954., 1954. View Full Record
Lemay, Neil H., History of Forest Fire Protection in Wisconsin, The Timber Producer, No. 5, June, 1986, pp. 28-32., 1986. View Full Record
Meyer, Thomas, ed., Plum Lake Hemlock Forest, Wisconsin, Naturally, DNR PUB-115 2003, Page 130, Madison, 2003. View Full Record
Nazzaro, Robi, WILDLAND FIRE MANAGEMENT Federal Agencies Have Taken Important Steps Forward, but Additional, Strategic Action Is Needed to Capitalize on Those Steps, GAO-09-877, Washington, 2009. View Full Record
North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Conover/Land O'Lakes Community Wildfire Protection Plan, Land O'Lakes, 2009. View Full Record
Stolzenburg, William, New Views of Ancient Times, Nature Conservancy, V.44, #5, Sept/Oct 1994, p.10, Arlington, VA, 1994. View Full Record
Tiedemann, Arthur et al., Effects of Fire on Water, A State-of-Knowledge Review Prepared for the Forest Service National Fire Effects Workshop, Denver, Colo., April 10-14, 1978, USDA, Forest Service, General Technical Rep;ort WO-10, Washington, 1978. View Full Record
Trachtman, Paul, Fire Fight, Smithsonian Magazine, 34:5, August 2003, pp.42-52., Washington, 2003. View Full Record
Vogl, Richard John, Effects of Fire on Some Upland Vegetation Types, Ph.D. Thesis, Madison, 1961. View Full Record
Wells, Robert, Fire at Peshtigo, Double volume: Fire and Ice, Two Deadly Wisconsin Disasters, Madison, 1983. View Full Record


In 1983, fire managers from Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin met at the Indian Head Resort in Wakefield, Michigan to discuss mutual concerns and needs. From that initial meeting the Great Lakes Forest Fire Compact was organized. The state managers requested the support of the Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry-U.S. Forest Service. Also, the state managers agreed that it would be beneficial if Ontario were a member. In September 1989, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin signed the first agreement and the Great Lakes Forest Fire Compact was officially established. Ontario was a participant from the beginning but the formal international approval came later. In 1998 Manitoba requested, and was approved to become a member. [Text from GLFFC website--see links.]