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  1. Wildfire management is increasingly shifting from firefighting to wildfire prevention aiming at disaster risk reduction. This implies fuel and landscape management and engagement with stakeholders. This transi...

    Authors: Hugo A. Lambrechts, Spyridon Paparrizos, Robijn Brongersma, Carolien Kroeze, Fulco Ludwig and Cathelijne R. Stoof
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:6
  2. The Indigenous Kichwa Saraguro people of southern Ecuador have long relied on traditional burning to manage their environment. However, their traditional use of fire in one of the most important ecosystems in ...

    Authors: Sandy Celi Díaz, Liliana Correa Quezada, Leticia Jiménez Álvarez, Julia Loján-Córdova and Vinicio Carrión-Paladines
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:5
  3. In July 2012, a lightning strike ignited the Arapaho Fire in the Laramie Mountains of Wyoming and burned approximately 39,700 ha. This high-severity fire resulted in 95% mortality of ponderosa pine (Pinus pondero...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Winters and Linda T. A. van Diepen
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:4
  4. Canby’s dropwort (Oxypolis canbyi (J.M. Coult. & Rose) Fernald) was listed as federally endangered in 1986, yet the species has continued to decline and is no longer found in 11 counties throughout its former ran...

    Authors: Deborah Landau, Gabriel Devin Cahalan and Prathiba Natesan Batley
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:2
  5. Maximizing the effectiveness of fuel treatments at landscape scales is a key research and management need given the inability to treat all areas at risk from wildfire. We synthesized information from case stud...

    Authors: Alexandra K. Urza, Brice B. Hanberry and Theresa B. Jain
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:1
  6. Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) ecosystems were historically widespread in the North American Coastal Plain and in some southeastern piedmont and montane settings. The naval stores industry, deforestation, ...

    Authors: Monica T. Rother, Thomas W. Patterson, Paul A. Knapp, Tyler J. Mitchell and Nell Allen
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:34
  7. Wildland fires are fundamentally landscape phenomena, making it imperative to evaluate wildland fire strategic goals and fuel treatment effectiveness at large spatial and temporal scales. Outside of simulation...

    Authors: Sharon M. Hood, J. Morgan Varner, Theresa B. Jain and Jeffrey M. Kane
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:33
  8. Traits of mature trees, such as bark thickness and texture, have been documented to promote resistance or resilience to heating in fire-prone forests. These traits often assist managers as they plan and promot...

    Authors: Adam B. McClure, T. Adam Coates, J. Kevin Hiers, John R. Seiler, Joseph J. O’Brien and Chad M. Hoffman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:32
  9. Dry mixed-conifer forests of the southwestern United States are experiencing rapid, anthropogenically driven fire regime change. Prior to the Euro-American settlement, most of these forests experienced frequen...

    Authors: Tara D. Durboraw, Clint W. Boal, Mary S. Fleck and Nathan S. Gill
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:31
  10. Wildfire mitigation is becoming increasingly urgent, but despite the availability of mitigation tools, such as prescribed fire, managed wildfire, and mechanical thinning, the USA has been unable to scale up mi...

    Authors: Laurie Yung, Benjamin J. Gray, Carina Wyborn, Brett Alan Miller, Daniel R. Williams and Maureen Essen
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:30
  11. In seed-obligate conifer forests of the western US, land managers need a better understanding of the spatiotemporal variability in post-fire recovery to develop adaptation strategies. Successful establishment ...

    Authors: Robert A. Andrus, Christine A. Droske, Madeline C. Franz, Andrew T. Hudak, Leigh B. Lentile, Sarah A. Lewis, Penelope Morgan, Peter R. Robichaud and Arjan J. H. Meddens
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:29
  12. Burn severity plays an important role in shaping vegetation recovery in Mediterranean ecosystems. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate the influence of burn severity on short-term vegetation resilience i...

    Authors: Sara Huerta, Elena Marcos, Víctor Fernández-García and Leonor Calvo
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:28
  13. Projected trajectories of climate and land use change over the remainder of the twenty-first century may result in conditions and situations that require flexible approaches to conservation planning and practi...

    Authors: John A. Kupfer, Kirsten Lackstrom, John M. Grego, Kirstin Dow, Adam J. Terando and J. Kevin Hiers
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:27
  14. Advances in fire modeling help quantify and map various components and characterizations of wildfire risk and furthermore help evaluate the ability of fuel treatments to mitigate risk. However, a need remains ...

    Authors: Matthew P. Thompson, Kevin C. Vogler, Joe H. Scott and Carol Miller
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:26
  15. Fire danger indexes (FDIs) are used as proxies for fire potential and are often developed for specific locations. For practical purposes, the extrapolation of the underlying calculations into novel locations i...

    Authors: Harry Podschwit, William Jolly, Ernesto Alvarado, Satyam Verma, Blanca Ponce, Andrea Markos, Vannia Aliaga-Nestares and Diego Rodriguez-Zimmermann
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:25
  16. Pine flatwoods of the southeastern United States were shaped by frequent fires. Land managers use prescribed fires to control fuels but also to restore historical fire dynamics. Broad outcomes of this practice...

    Authors: Ian N. Biazzo and Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:24
  17. Model simulations of wildfire spread and assessments of their accuracy are needed for understanding and managing altered fire regimes in semiarid regions. The accuracy of wildfire spread simulations can be eva...

    Authors: Samuel “Jake” Price and Matthew J. Germino
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:23
  18. Salvage logging of fire-killed trees in western US conifer forests has been shown to negatively affect many wildlife species, but there are few quantitative studies from the Sierra Nevada, CA. Salvage intensit...

    Authors: Alissa M. Fogg, L. Jay Roberts, Ryan D. Burnett and Brent R. Campos
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:20
  19. Without periodic fire, fire-adapted plant communities across the Central Hardwood Forest Region (CHF) in the USA have undergone significant changes in forest structure and species composition, most notably a d...

    Authors: Thomas Saladyga, Kyle A. Palmquist and Cassie M. Bacon
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:19
  20. Characterization of physical fuel distributions across heterogeneous landscapes is needed to understand fire behavior, account for smoke emissions, and manage for ecosystem resilience. Remote sensing measureme...

    Authors: Benjamin C. Bright, Andrew T. Hudak, T. Ryan McCarley, Alexander Spannuth, Nuria Sánchez-López, Roger D. Ottmar and Amber J. Soja
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:18
  21. The PODs (potential operational delineations) concept is an adaptive framework for cross-boundary and collaborative land and fire management planning. Use of PODs is increasingly recognized as a best practice,...

    Authors: Matthew P. Thompson, Christopher D. O’Connor, Benjamin M. Gannon, Michael D. Caggiano, Christopher J. Dunn, Courtney A. Schultz, David E. Calkin, Bradley Pietruszka, S. Michelle Greiner, Richard Stratton and Jeffrey T. Morisette
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:17
  22. The dominant species of Florida oak-saw palmetto scrub sprout after burning from belowground rhizomes or fire-resistant aboveground buds with rapid reestablishment of cover. Responses to single fires are well ...

    Authors: Paul A. Schmalzer and Tammy E. Foster
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:16
  23. In the past, fires around railways were often associated with steam locomotives. Although steam locomotives have disappeared from everyday rail traffic, fires still occur. A vegetation fire near Bzenec (Czech ...

    Authors: Vojtěch Nezval, Richard Andrášik and Michal Bíl
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:15
  24. Wildfires are important global disturbances influencing ecosystem structure and composition. The moisture content of living and senescent plant components are key determinants of wildfire activity, yet our und...

    Authors: Tegan P. Brown, Zachary H. Hoylman, Elliott Conrad, Zachary Holden, Kelsey Jencso and W Matt Jolly
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:14
  25. This paper presents an analysis of fire regimes in the poorly studied Angolan catchment of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. We used MODIS data to examine the frequency and seasonality of fires over 20 years (fr...

    Authors: Brian W. van Wilgen, Helen M. de Klerk, Marion Stellmes and Sally Archibald
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:13
  26. Mountain pine beetle (MPB) is a native disturbance agent across most pine forests in the western US. Climate changes will directly and indirectly impact frequencies and severities of MPB outbreaks, which can t...

    Authors: Robert E. Keane, Barbara Bentz, Lisa M. Holsinger, Victoria A. Saab and Rachel Loehman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:12
  27. Fire-dependent vegetation communities in the northeastern USA have undergone significant transitions since social and ecological disruptions associated with Euro-American colonization of North America. There i...

    Authors: Joseph M. Marschall, Michael C. Stambaugh, Erin R. Abadir, Daniel C. Dey, Patrick H. Brose, Scott L. Bearer and Benjamin C. Jones
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:11
  28. Wildfires are increasing in size and severity in forests of the western USA, driven by climate change and land management practices during the 20th century. Altered fire regimes have resulted in a greater need...

    Authors: Jesse T. Wooten, Camille S. Stevens-Rumann, Zoe H. Schapira and Monique E. Rocca
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:10
  29. The structure and function of fire-prone ecosystems are influenced by many interacting processes that develop over varying time scales. Fire creates both instantaneous and long-term changes in vegetation (defi...

    Authors: E. Louise Loudermilk, Joseph J. O’Brien, Scott L. Goodrick, Rodman R. Linn, Nicholas S. Skowronski and J. Kevin Hiers
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:9
  30. Recent increases in wildfire activity in the Western USA are commonly attributed to a confluence of factors including climate change, human activity, and the accumulation of fuels due to fire suppression. Howe...

    Authors: Gabrielle F. S. Boisramé, Timothy J. Brown and Dominique M. Bachelet
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:8
  31. Fire is a multifaceted force. Fire activity and risk of fire incidence across US forested ecosystems have accelerated over the last two decades. At the same time, human land-use choices and climate change inte...

    Authors: Evgenia Chaideftou
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:7
  32. Forest and nonforest ecosystems of the western United States are experiencing major transformations in response to land-use change, climate warming, and their interactive effects with wildland fire. Some ecosy...

    Authors: Christopher H. Guiterman, Rachel M. Gregg, Laura A. E. Marshall, Jill J. Beckmann, Phillip J. van Mantgem, Donald A. Falk, Jon E. Keeley, Anthony C. Caprio, Jonathan D. Coop, Paula J. Fornwalt, Collin Haffey, R. Keala Hagmann, Stephen T. Jackson, Ann M. Lynch, Ellis Q. Margolis, Christopher Marks…
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:6
  33. Humans have altered fire regimes across ecosystems due to climate change, land use change, and increasing ignition. Unprecedented shifts in fire regimes affect animals and contribute to habitat displacement, r...

    Authors: Rasoul Khosravi, Hamid Reza Pourghasemi, Roya Adavoudi, Leila Julaie and Ho Yi Wan
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2022 18:1
  34. Weather plays an integral role in fire management due to the direct and indirect effects it has on fire behavior. However, fire managers may not use all information available to them during the decision-making...

    Authors: Claire E. Rapp, Robyn S. Wilson, Eric L. Toman and W. Matt Jolly
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:35
  35. Fire suppression in western North America increased and homogenized overstory cover in conifer forests, which likely affected understory plant communities. We sought to characterize understory plant communitie...

    Authors: Kate Wilkin, Lauren Ponisio, Danny L. Fry, Brandon M. Collins, Tadashi Moody and Scott L. Stephens
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:30
  36. The northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) is an Endangered Species Act-listed subspecies that requires coniferous forests with structurally complex and closed-canopy old-growth characteristics for nes...

    Authors: Damon B. Lesmeister, Raymond J. Davis, Stan G. Sovern and Zhiqiang Yang
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:32
  37. Preserving fire-dependent ecosystems can mitigate biodiversity loss from urbanization, but prescribing fire is challenging near human habitation. Consequently, dereliction of fire-dependent forests is widespre...

    Authors: Brittany Harris, Ariel Freidenreich, Eric Betancourt and Krishnaswarmy Jayachandran
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:31
  38. Bats are important components of forested ecosystems and are found in forests worldwide. Consequently, they often interact with fire. Previous reviews of the effects of fire on bats have focused on prescribed ...

    Authors: Susan C. Loeb and Rachel V. Blakey
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2021 17:29

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