The Wildfire Reader
A Century of Failed Forest Policy annotated edition
Edited by George Wuerthner
Wildfire Reader by George Wuerthner
Book DescriptionGeorge Wuerthner presents the essays included in 'Wildfire', offering a concise overview of fire landscapes and the past century of forest policy that has affected them.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781597260879
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author George Wuerthner
Wildfire, Hardback (July 2006)
Wildfires are an awe-inspiring natural phenomenon that have shaped North America's landscapes. Containing over 150 photographs, this book covers the topic of wildfire from ecological, economic, and social/political perspectives. It also examines the policies and practices that affect them, such as fire suppression, prescribed burns, and more.
Yellowstone, Paperback (December 1992)» View all books by George Wuerthner
This is a guide to one of America's national parks and the surrounding region. It offers a history and geology of the Yellowstone area, and facts about the climate and weather, the flora and fauna, and the wilderness and roadless areas. A field guide to plants, animals and birds is included.
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Author Biography - George Wuerthner
George Wuerthner is a professional photographer and the author of more than two dozen books on natural history and other environmental topics, including "Wildfire: A Century of Failed Forest Policy "(Island Press 2006). He is the co-author of "Welfare Ranching: The Subsidized Destruction of the American W"est (Island Press 2002).
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