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The Wildfire Protection Assistance Act of 1988

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

The Wildfire Protection Assistance Act of 1988

report (to accompany H.R. 4936 which on June 28, 1988, was referred jointly to the Committees on Agriculture, Interior and Insular Affairs, and Foreign Affairs) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildfires -- United States.,
  • Forest fires -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 100th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 100-1079.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17673003M

    The Act emphasizes the need for federal agencies to work collaboratively with communities in developing hazardous fuel reduction projects, and it places priority on treatment areas identified by communities themselves in a CWPP (Source: Preparing a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. March, ). FireSmart – Protecting Your Community from Wildfire, Partners in Protection, is widely recognized as the preferred standard for community wildfire protection in Canada today. Alberta has combined that knowledge with its experience to further improve community wildfire protection in the FireSmart Community Plan. FireSmart Action Items.

    developing a Community Wildfire Protection Plan to help direct fuel/hazard mitigation projects, and to qualify the Association for possible financial assistance with these projects. Membership voted to pursue a plan, and a Working Group was identified (Dave Miller, Denny Parker, Bill Rexford, Lance Emrick). Community Wildfire Protection Plan for the East Shore of Staten Island. About the Plan. In , Congress enacted the Healthy Forest Restoration Act (HFRA) which provides statutory incentive for federal agencies to address the priorities of local communities in developing and implementing hazardous fuel reduction projects on forested and other lands.

    Download the Book. CONTINUE. Summary. An exact facsimile of the first edition of W.B. Yeats’s The Winding Stair and Other Poems, a famously beautiful, elegant volume intended as a companion to The Tower—with an Introduction and notes by the eminent Yeats scholar George Bornstein. Published in when W.B. Yeats was sixty-eight, The. The Community Wildfire Protection Planning process is the collaboration between communities and agencies interested in reducing wildfire risk. A valid CWPP has three minimum requirements. First, the plan must be collaboratively developed by local and state government representatives in consultation with federal agencies and other interested.


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The Wildfire Protection Assistance Act of 1988 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Wildfire Protection Assistance Act of ; and the Winding Stair Mountain National Recreation and Wilderness Area Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests, Family Farms, and Energy of the Committees on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, on H.R.

and H.R.J Get this from a library. The Wildfire Protection Assistance Act of report (to accompany H.R.

which on Jwas referred jointly to the Committees on Agriculture, Interior and Insular Affairs, and Foreign Affairs) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture.]. H.R. (th). A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture and other agency heads to enter into agreements with foreign fire organizations for assistance in wildfire protection.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Sep 9, S. (th). A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture and other agency heads to enter into agreements with foreign fire organizations for assistance in wildfire protection.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Shown Here: Introduced in House (02/02/) Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act - Amends the Temporary Emergency Wildfire Suppression Act to repeal the provision terminating the authority of the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into agreements with foreign fire organizations for wildfire protection, to furnish or accept emergency wildfire protection.

Purpose of a Community Wildfire Protection Plan The purpose of the Carpinteria-Summerland Community Wildfire Protection Plan is to: a) Protect lives and property from wildfire.

b) Identify communities and individuals that will collaborate in forming an action plan to mitigate wildfire risk in the Wildland Urban Interface Size: 6MB. Implementing a Community Wildfire Protection Plan will fulfill the requirements for a collaboration in the Implementation Plan.

On Februthe DOI BLM directed field offices to work with communities to complete Community Assessment and Mitigation Plans (OFA IM). Mishandling burning substances. 3 (1) Except for the purpose of starting a fire in accordance with this Act or another enactment, a person must not start or risk starting an open fire in forest land or grass land, or within 1 km of forest land or grass land, by dropping, releasing or mishandling (a) a burning substance, or (b) any other thing that the person reasonably ought to know is likely.

A municipality shall obey all orders of an officer regarding wildfire protection operations within its boundaries.

Municipal fire guardians. A municipality may appoint and remunerate fire guardians to carry out its wildfire protection responsibilities under this Act, the regulations or a municipal by-law, and may cancel an appointment at. A wildfire, wildland fire or rural fire is an uncontrolled fire in an area of combustible vegetation occurring in rural areas.

Depending on the type of vegetation present, a wildfire can also be classified more specifically as a brush fire, bushfire (in Australia), desert fire, forest fire, grass fire, hill fire, peat fire, vegetation fire, or veld fire. The Fairbanks North Star Borough Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) is a collaborative effort that has been developed as a result of the Healthy Forest Restoration Act (HFRA) which directs communities at risk of wildfire to develop a risk assessment andFile Size: 1MB.

Population and Structures at Risk by Community Wildfire Protection Plan Community The Delta County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan states that $, of the county ïs $1, in estimated value at risk exists in Cedaredge. Community Wildfire Protection Plans are authorized by the Healthy Forests Restoration Act (HFRA) of HFRA places renewed emphasis on local community wildfire protection and response planning by extending a variety of benefits to communities with a wildfire protection plan in place.

Among the benefits are the abilities to participate in. The Healthy Forest Restoration Act (HFRA) directs communities at risk of wildfire to develop a risk assessment and mitigation plan.

Community Wildfire Protection Plans are a collaborative effort between wildfire suppression agencies, federal, state and local governments, community groups, and individuals.

County to complete a Community Wildfire Protection Plan for the White Salmon and Bingen area. The City of White Salmon hired a contractor, Jim Hulbert, to conduct the planning process.

The planning process used was patterned after the handbook for Wildland-Urban Interface Communities titled, Preparing a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Section 1: COMMUNITY WILDFIRE PROTECTION PLANNING This Buffalo Park Estates; Evergreen Hills Area Community Wildfire Protection Implementation Plan (CWPIP) is a plan for all residents of the community.

It has been developed by your neighbors with advice and assistance from the Evergreen Fire Protection District (EFPD). Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Travis County, TX.

Responsible for development of a joint Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for the City of Austin and Travis County in accordance with the Healthy Forests Restoration Act.

The CWPP identifies communities at risk to wildfire in Travis County, recommends fuel reduction treatments for.

International Support in Wildland Fire Suppression. Australia and New Zealand’s assistance is authorized by the Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act (P.L.

) emergency provision, which states: “with or without an agreement” the U.S. Government can request assistance from foreign fire agencies. This Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) was developed by the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Safe Council with guidance and support from the County of San Diego, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District, along with wildfire protection planning consultants from Dudek.

• Healthy Forest Restoration Act of • Preparing a Community Wildfire Protection Plan, A Handbook for Wildland-Urban Interface Communities, (NACo, NASF, SAF, WGA) March • Field Guidance by National Association of State Foresters, J File Size: 86KB.

To help address this situation, DNR has a Wildland Fire Protection Year Strategic Plan and works collaboratively to help implement the National Fire Plan through Community Wildfire Protection Plans and Community Assistance Grants. DNR's Fire Prevention and Fuel Management Mapping System also provides data for community wildfire protection, wildland urban interface, and Fire Communities.The Yellowstone fires of collectively formed the largest wildfire in the recorded history of Yellowstone National Park in the United States.

Starting as many smaller individual fires, the flames quickly spread out of control due to drought conditions and increasing winds, combining into one large conflagration which burned for several months.

The fires almost destroyed two major visitor Cause: 42 by lightning, 9 by humans.The Healthy Forests Restoration Act defines wildland-urban interface as an area within or adjacent to an at-risk community that has been identified by a community in its wildfire protection plan or, for areas that do not have such a plan, as area extending 1) ½ mile from the boundary of an at-risk community, or.