WILDLAND FIRES
WEB LINKS
 
The Science of Fire

How weather affects fire
http://www.pfmt.org/fire/weather_elements.htm
Fire Glossary
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/fire/glossary.html
Smokey Bear
http://smokeybear.com
Nova series: Fire Wars!
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/fire
Fire Ecology Database
http://www.talltimbers.org/info/fedbintro.htm

Native American use of Fire as a Tool

Fire bibliography
http://www.wildlandfire.com/docs/biblio_indianfire.htm
An Introduction to Aboriginal Fire Use in North America, Gerald W. Williams
http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/fmt/fmt_pdfs/fmn60-3.pdf
The Nature Conservancy: Native Peoples Manage Land with Fire
http://www.lastgreatplaces.org/berkshire/history/art6170.html

Managed and Unmanaged Fire

National Interagency Fire Center
http://www.nifc.gov
USDA Forest Service-Fire Education
http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/prev_ed/index.html
Geospatial Multiagency Wildfire Mappying
http://www.geomac.gov/

Wildland/Urban Interface

FireWise
http://www.firewise.org
MN FireWise-community assessment by students http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/education/wildfire/firewise_communityproject.html

Fire Management Policy

National Fire Plan
http://www.fireplan.gov/content/home/
National Park Service fire policy
http://www.nps.gov/fire/fire/fir_wil_planningandpolicy.html
Bureau of Indian Affairs fire policy
http://www.bianifc.org/policy/policy.html
Healthy Forests Initiative
http://www.whitehouse.gov/infocus/healthyforests/toc.html

On-Line Teaching Materials

Fire in My Backyard: National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/fire/educational/edu_tea_les_fireinbackyard.html
Fire Field Trip: National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/fire/educational/edu_tea_les_firefieldtrip.html
NOVA: Fire Wars!
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/programs/2908 fire.html
Taking A Stand: Pros and Cons of Forest Fires
http://www.thirteen.org/wnetschool/origlessons/fire/index.html
FireWorks! K-12 curriculum
http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/pubs/rmrs_gtr65.html
If Trees Could Talk-forest history curriculum
http://www.lib.duke.edu/forest/curriculum/
Discovery Channel: Fire Ecology Curriculum, grades 9-12
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/forestfires/
Bureau of Land Management: Exploring Wildfire Educators Guide
http://www.blm.gov/education/LearningLandscapes.data/Components/Fire_ed_guide.pdf
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