Canadian Forest Service Publications

Canadian wildland fire strategy: background syntheses, analyses, and perspectives. 2006. Hirsch, K.G.; Fuglem, P., technical coordinators. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Northern Forestry Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canadian Council of Forest Ministers, Ottawa, Ontario. 113 p.

Year: 2006

Issued by: Northern Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 26529

Language: English

Availability: PDF (download)

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In September 2004, the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers established a federal, provincial, and territorial task group of assistant deputy ministers (ADMs) and commissioned the development of the Canadian Wildland Fire Strategy (CWFS). The ADMs created an intergovernmental team of analysts, experienced fire managers, and researchers, known as the CWFS Core Team, to consult with Canadian and international experts, collate information, conduct analyses, and present the findings. This team was directed to assess the current state of wildland fire management in Canada, examine the key influences and trends, and identify possible desired future states and how they could be achieved. This publication comprises a collection of nine reports written by the CWFS Core Team members and their associates. Collectively these papers include syntheses, analyses, and perspective articles that address a variety of the social, economic, and biophysical aspects of wildland fire and its management as well as policy, science, and operational issues in Canada.

Also available under the title:
Stratégie canadienne en matière de feux de forêt : synthèses de fond, analyses et perspectives. (French)