Appendix: Presentations for which papers were not submitted for these proceedings

Appendix: Presentations for which papers
were not submitted for these proceedings
Invited Speakers
Is There a Normal Fire Regime in an Always Changing
Daniel Botkin, Research Professor, University of California Santa Barbara
Restoring Fire as an Ecosystem Process
Greg Aplet, The Wilderness Society
Conference Summary and Closeout
Jeff Jahnke, Colorado State Forester
Wildland Fire Use: It’s not just for wilderness anymore.
Moderator: Carol Miller USDA Forest Service, Aldo Leopold Wilderness
Research Institute
Panelists: Marcia Andre, Supervisor, Gila National Forest
Dick Bahr, Fire Use Specialist, National Park Service-NIFC
Tom Nichols, Deputy Fire Program Planning Leader, National
Park Service-NIFC
Mike Rieser, FMO, Craig/Routt Fire Management Unit, Bureau
of Land Management
George Weldon, Deputy Director - Fire, Aviation, and Air, Forest
Service, Northern Region
How do we define success in fuels management?
Moderator: Jack Cohen, USDA Forest Service, Missoula Fire Laboratory
Panelists: Greg Aplet, The Wilderness Society, Denver, CO
Steve Arno, USDA Forest Service, Missoula Fire Laboratory, retired
Howard Roose, Bureau of Land Management, NIFC
Paul Langowski, USDA Forest Service, Region 2
Jon Keely, USGS Western Ecology Center, Sacramento, CA
Rocky Barker, Idaho Statesman, journalist & author, Boise, ID
USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41. 2006.
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Science Synthesis and Integration: FuelsTools
Dave Peterson
Using Fireshed Assessments to Measure Landscape Performance
Bernie Bahro, K. Barber, L. Perrot, J. Sherlock, A.
Taylor, K. Wright, and D. Yasuda
Introduction to state-and-transition modeling of vegetation change using
the Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool (VDDT)
Leonardo Frid
Spatially explicit landscape-level modeling of vegetation change using the
Tool for Exploratory Landscape Spatial Analysis (TELSA)
Leonardo Frid
FIREMON fi re effects monitoring protocol
Duncan Lutes
Help with using the 40 new fi re behavior fuel models
Joe H. Scott
A Suite of Fuel Management Tools: Fuel Characteristic Classification System,
Natural Fuels Photo Series, and Consume 3.0
Roger D. Ottmar, Cynthia L. Riccardi, Susan Prichard,
Robert E. Vihnanek, and Clint S. Wright
Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator (FFE-FVS)
Stephanie Rebain
Use of FlamMap for Fire and Fuels Planning
Mark A. Finney, Rob Seli, and Chuck McHugh
Fire Regime Condition Class: Concepts, Methods, and Applications
Steve Barrett
USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41. 2006.
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Oral and Poster Presentations
Modeling the Effects of Moderate Severity Burns on Fuel Loading in
Northwest Wyoming Mixed Conifer Forests
Diane C. Abendroth, Mohammed A. Kalkhan and Karl E. Brown
Utilizing prescribed fi re to restore endangered species habitat while managing
potential negative effects to non-target endangered species
Russ Babiak
Stanislaus Stewardship and Fireshed Assessment Case Study: Measuring
Landscape Performance
Bernie Bahro, K. Barber, J. Sherlock, A. Taylor, D. Yasuda,
N. Amboy and T. Kohler
The Effects of Fire Severity on the Regeneration of Douglas-fi r
Jason Barker
Successful Fuels Management at The Caribbean Islands National Wildlife
Boyd Blihovde, James Padilla, Josh O’Connor and Jim Durrwachter
Geospatial statistical modeling-mapping of fuel characteristics in Grand Teton
National Park, Wyoming: Integration of geospatial information and fi re
behavior prediction
Cory B. Bolen, Mohammed A. Kalkhan and Karl E. Brown
2003 Fires in Southern California: Impact of Fuel Age on Fire Severity and
Vegetation Recovery
Teresa Brennan and Jon E. Keeley
Creating an Access-Based Database for Communities at Risk
Paul Briggs, Dana Cohen, Brett Fay, Bruce Fields, Taiga Rohrer,
John Schmidt, Cyndi Sidles, Scott Tobler, David Eaker and
Anne Stanworth
Right Place, Right Time—An Interagency Approach to Prioritizing Fuel
Paul Briggs, Dana Cohen, Brett Fay, Bruce Fields, Taiga Rohrer,
John Schmidt, Cyndi Sidles, Scott Tobler, David Eaker and
Anne Stanworth
An Interagency Approach to Prioritizing Fuels Treatments
Paul Briggs, Dana Cohen, Brett Fay, Bruce Fields, Taiga Rohrer,
John Schmidt, Cyndi Sidles, Scott Tobler and David Eaker
Social research and mitigation of wildland f ire risk: Success is about
communication and relationship building
Jeffrey J. Brooks, Hannah Brenkert, Judy E. Serby, Joseph G. Champ,
Tony Simons and Daniel R. Williams
USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41. 2006.
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CEFA Program Products for Fuels Management
Timothy J. Brown, Beth L. Hall, Crystal A. Kolden and
Hauss J. Reinbold
Partnering to Increase Success: Getting the Public to Relate to Wildland
Fire Mitigation
Joseph G. Champ, Jeffrey J. Brooks and Daniel R. Williams
Grid-based monitoring and gradient modeling to quantify cumulative effects
of fuels treatments
Samuel A. Cushman and Kevin S. McKelvey
Canadian Community Wildfi re Protection Plans focus on Forest Inventory
John Davies and Clark Woodward
A Case Study: Using Fuel Reduction Techniques to Enhance the Military
Tamala DeFries
Mapping Fire Regime Condition Class Using the FRCC Mapping Tool
Tom DeMeo, Jeffrey L. Jones, Joseph D. Zeiler and Lee C. Hutter
Cooperative fi re management in the Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia
Jack Dinkgreve
British Columbia Fuel Management Program
Chris D. Duffy and Sue Clark
Tree-to-Sawlog Ratios for the FTM-West Model
Dennis Dykstra
The Wildland/Urban Interface: Cheatgrass and Fuel Breaks
Heidi Esh
Modeling equations to quantify coniferous forest litter in Californian National
Carol Ewell, John Stuart and Jo Ann Fites
Measuring Effectiveness of Fuel Treatments Across National Forests in California: a Practical, Programmatic Approach
Jo Ann Fites, Carol Ewell and Erin Noonan
Evaluating Wildland Fire Use Fires: Beyond Ecological Benefits, Measuring
Their Contribution to Fuel Hazard Reduction
Jo Ann Fites, Erin Noonan and Carol Ewell
A Method for Rapid Assessment of Historic Frequent-Fire Vegetation
Diane M. Gercke, Gary G. Blank, Thomas R. Wentworth and
Cecil C. Frost
USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41. 2006.
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The Use of Fire Behavior Models in Reconstructing Presettlement Vegetation
on a Frequent-Fire Landscape
Diane M. Gercke, Gary B. Blank, Thomas R. Wentworth and
Cecil C. Frost
The Fire Research And Management Exchange System (FR AMES) and the
USGS National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII): Developing Information Technology in Support of Wildland Fire Research and
Greg E. Gollberg
Project Vesta: fi re behaviour study of different age fuels in dry eucalypt
Jim Gould, Lachie McCaw and Phil Cheney
Tapping the forest inventory for spatially continuous estimates of fuels and
fi re potential: the GNNfi re approach
Jeremy S. Fried, Janet L. Ohmann, Michael C. Wimberly,
Kenneth B. Pierce and Matthew J. Gregory
Evaluation of Fuel Moisture Content Sampling Methods and Processes
Sally M. Haase and Susan M. Zahn
Impacts of thinning and prescribed burning treatments on predicted wildfi re
behavior and tree health in an old-growth ponderosa pine and western
larch stand
Michael G. Harrington, Anna Sala and Carl Fiedler
LANDFIRE Outreach and Technology Transfer
Doug Havlina
Integrating fuels mitigation and wildfi re planning in Skamania County, WA
Ole T. Helgerson, Rob Thysell and Jeremy Boyer
20 Years of Prescribed Burning and Fire Effects Monitoring in the Big Creek
Unit, Yosemite National Park
Jennifer S. Hooke and Monica S. Buhler
Real vs. simulated fi re effects at McDonald Ridge
Susan S. Hummel and Gail Bouchard
LANDFIRE Rapid Assessment: Data, Tools and Applications for Fire Regime
Restoration and Planning
Darren Johnson
City of Kamloops Wildland/Urban Interface Forest Fuel Hazard Reduction
Kelly P. Johnston and Willy Saari
The Fire Behavior Assessment Tool – Integrating Multiple Fire Behavior
Variables into a Stand-level Metric Characterizing Fire Behavior
Jeffrey L. Jones and Dale A. Hamilton
USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41. 2006.
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Changing Fuels Spatial Data using the Contextual Raster Editor
Jeffrey L. Jones, Lee C. Hutter and Wendel J. Hann
Developing Integrated Fuel Treatment Priorities at a Landscape Level Using
the Multi-scale Resource Integration Tool
Jeffrey L. Jones, Joseph D. Zeiler and Dale A. Hamilton
Interagency Fire Effects Monitoring Across Diverse Landscapes
Wendy Joslin, Amy Waltz and Geoff Babb
Analysis of fuel variability within the landscape-scale of Rocky Mountain
Region: Integration of Field Data, Geospatial Information, and Spatial
Mohammed A. Kalkhan, Karl E. Brown, Cory B. Bolen and
Diane C. Abendroth
Costs and benefits of chaparral fuel modifications in southern California
Jon E. Keeley and Richard W. Halsey
The National Fire and Fire Surrogate Study - Effects of alternative fuel
Jon E. Keeley and Dylan Schwilk
Fire behavior and soil heating impacts with prescribed burning in masticated
fuel beds
Eric Knapp, Matt Busse and Carol Shestak
The role of climate in successful fuels management
Crystal A. Kolden and Timothy J. Brown
A weighted, data-driven GIS model for assessing changes in fi re risk associated with fuels treatment
Crystal A. Kolden and Timothy J. Weigel
Measuring Success — A Historical Overview of Fuels Treatment Projects in
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Southeast Region
Peter W. Kubiak
Fire in Wilderness--Managing for Resource Benefits in Alaska
Mary Kwart and Brian Anderson
Small Villages in Fire Prone Wilderness--Managing the Risk
Mary Kwart and Brian Anderson
An Integrated Approach to Fuels Treatment in the Southwestern U.S., The
Harvest-Cost-Revenue Estimator
Eini C. Lowell and Dennis R. Becker
An Experimental Study on the Ignition of Fuel Beds by Firebrands in Wildland/Urban Interface (WUI) Fires
Samuel L. Manzello, Thomas G. Cleary, John R. Shields,
Alexander Maranghides, William Mell and Jiann Yang
Whooping Crane use on Prescribed Fires
Kristen Maxfield and Brent Woffinden
USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41. 2006.
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The Public and fuels management: Science fi ndings on social understanding,
beliefs, and acceptability.
Sarah McCaffrey
Experiments and computer modeling of fi re spread in trees
William Mell, Alex Maranghides, Samuel Manzello and
Ronald Rehm
A Rapid Assessment of Fire Regime Condition Class for the Conterminous
United States
James Menakis, Ayn Shlisky and Kelly Pohl
Simulating fi re risk within a mixed-ownership, fi re-prone landscape of
northeastern Wisconsin: Interactions between human ignitions and forest
Brian R. Miranda, Brian R. Sturtevant, Eric J. Gustafson and
Hong S. He
Climate drivers of fi re & fuel in the Northern Rocky Mountains: Past, Present
& Future
Penny Morgan, Emily K. Heyerdahl, Carol Miller, Lauren B. Shapiro,
Carly E. Gibson and James P. Riser
The Use of Landscale-Scale Ecological Units to Plan and Prioritize Vegetation
and Fuel Treatments in the Umpqua Cascades
Don Morrison
Applying National Burn Severity Mapping methodology to National Wildlife
Refuge Lands in Alaska: an assessment
Karen A. Murphy and Joel H. Reynolds
Fuel Variability in Seasonally Dry Evergreen Forests in Eastern Amazon
Gustavo H. Negreiros, Kathryn Prengaman and Matthew Othmer
Fire Forecasting with the MC1 model: Past and Future Forecasts
Ronald P. Neilson, James M. Lenihan, Dominique Bachelet and
Raymond J. Drapek
CR AFT: A framework for predicting effects and measuring success
Steven P. Norman, Danny C. Lee, Sandra L. Jacobson and
Jeffrey G. Borchers
The Northwest and Alaska Fire Research Clearinghouse (FIREHouse)
Diana L. Olson, David L. Peterson, Jennifer Pollock and
Jennifer L. Allen
Mulching/Small Wood Utilization: Prevention, Supression, Rehab
John W. Orban
Roadside Thinning at Yosemite National Park: Monitoring effectiveness and
other resource concerns
Kara J. Paintner, Monica S. Buhler and Jennifer S. Hooke
USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41. 2006.
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Woody Biomass Utilization: One Measure of Success for Sustainable Fuels
Marcia Patton-Mallory and Sue Stewart
Main Boulder River Fuels Reduction Project
Dick Rath, Bill Avey, Paula Rosenthal and Mike Dannenberg
Making fuels data usable with maps
Jennifer L. Rechel
Fuel Treatment Success: What are the Metrics?
Elizabeth Reinhardt
Fuel Management Success on Private Land with Firewise
Richard Reitz and Claudia Standish
Decision support for evaluating wildland fi re danger and prioritizing vegetation and fuels treatments
Keith M. Reynolds, Paul Hessburg, Robert Keane
Performance Measures in Fuels Management
Douglas B. Rideout, Andrew G. Kirsch and Stephen J. Botti
Duff Moisture: A Key Factor For Staying Within The Prescription Window
Peter Robichaud, Louise Ashmun and Lonnie Newton
Australian Forest Fire Management — At the Crossroads
Tony Scherl
Incidental Hazardous Fuel Reduction Benefits from Biomass Removal for
Endangered Species Management in Central Georgia – A Case Report
Carl Schmidt
A case study test of fuel management effectiveness against crown fi res
Dave Schroeder and Stew Walkinshaw
Best predictors for post-f ire mortality of ponderosa pine trees in the
intermountain west
Carolyn H. Sieg, Joel M. McMillin, James F. Fowler, Kurt K. Allen,
Jose F. Negron, Linda L. Wadleigh, John A. Anhold and
Ken E. Gibson
Evaluation of Hazardous Fuel Reduction Treatments Using LIDAR Measurements in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey
Nick Skowronski , Kenneth Clark , John Hom , Ross Nelson and
Robert Somes
How many fuels plots are needed to measure success? An in-depth look at
sampling fuels in lodgepole pine for the Tenderfoot Research Project
Helen Y. Smith and Colin C. Hardy
The Effects of Fire and Fire Surrogate Fuel Treatments on the Abundance of
Snags and Coarse Woody Debris in a Sierran Mixed Conifer Forest
Scott L. Stephens and Jason J. Moghaddas
USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41. 2006.
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Comparing the cost effectiveness for three options of improving modeled
home survival when wildfi re threatens structures in the wildland urban
Keith D. Stockmann
Guidance on Landscape Wildland Fire Analysis: Models, Tools, and
Rick Stratton
Fuel structures created by commercial forestry in Finland
Heidi Tanskanen
Fuel Management and Ecological Management - A Balance
John Travers
Assignment of New Fire Behavior Models in New Jersey Pine Barrens
Steve Van Tuyl, Jason Cole, Kenneth Clark, John Hom, Nick Skowronski
and Robert Somes
Development of burn prescriptions to balance duff reduction and overstory
tree survival
J. M. Varner, J. K. Hiers, Roger Ottmar and James Furman
Modeling of Smoldering Front Propagation With Improved Emissions
Carlos A. Veras, Ernesto Alvarado, David Sandberg and
Joao A. Carvalho Jr.
Promotion of Fine Fuel Management – Western Wildfi re Impact Reduction
Resource Center
Jennifer Vollmer
Fit for Success (Tailoring your custom Wildfi re Mitigation Program)
Brad Wagner
Reducing Hazardous Fuels And Restoring Desert Bighorn Sheep Habitat
With Landscape-scale Prescribed Fire
Mara Weisenberger, Mark Kaib, Don Kearney and Kevin Cobble
Changes in fuelbed characteristics and resulting fi re potentials after fuel
reduction and restoration treatments in dry forests of northeastern
Andrew Youngblood, Roger D. Ottmar, Clint S. Wright and
James D. McIver
USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-41. 2006.