Wildfire Policy From Mann Gulch To Today

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Are western wildfires larger and more frequent? What's the difference between wildfire prevention and suppression? How has wildfire policy evolved in the past century? How do land managers determine when to fight a fire and when to let it burn? Dean Lueck, a former smokejumper and co-author of Clearing the Smoke from Wildfire Policy, talks to John Batchelor about the economics and policy of wildfire.

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The John Batchelor Show
Dean Lueck is Professor of Economics and Director of the Program on Governance of Natural Resources at the Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University and an Affiliated Professor at the Maurer School of Law. His areas of research are the economics of contracts and property rights, economic organization, law and economics, and environmental-natural...
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