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Wildland Planning Glossary

Welcome to the Wildland Planning Glossary, an online vocabulary tool of 1400 terms useful in wildland and natural resources planning.

The glossary, published in 1976 and reprinted in 2004, remains the most comprehensive glossary of natural resources planning terminology used by resource specialists and planners around the world.

The purpose of the work is to facilitate communication between professionals, not to provide them with exhaustive vocabularies of each other's specialties. Definitions are drawn from many sources, including public laws and government manuals, but are not intended to establish legally binding definitions.

This work is within the Public Domain and a complete PDF file from the original work is available for download.

How to Cite this Source

Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn. 252 p.

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