HUMAN MANAGEMENT OF WILDFIRES AND ITS RESULTING EFFECTS

Emmet Smith

Abstract


This paper examines the relationship between humans and wildfires in relation to socio-psychological factors. Managing the coexistence of wildfires and humans is necessary for the health of our wildlands. Included is an overview of several articles illustrating the importance of wildfires, some issues created by human management of wildfires, and socio-psychological factors implicit in the consideration of this topic.

Keywords


wildfires; forest health; psychology; environmental psychology;

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