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First Nations Wildfire Evacuations

A Guide for Communities and External Agencies

By Tara K. McGee, Amy Cardinal Christianson, and First Nations Wildfire Evacuation Partnership
UBC Press, Purich Books

Based on the experiences of evacuees from seven First Nations communities, this book offers guidance to Indigenous communities and external agencies on how to successfully plan for and carry out wildfire evacuations.

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Firestorm

How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future

Island Press
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Guide de la méthode canadienne de prévision du comportement des incendies de forêt (PCI), 3ème édition

Canadian Forest Service

La Méthode canadienne de prévision du comportement des incendies de forêt (PCI) est une méthode systématique permettant d’évaluer le comportement potentiel des feux de forêt. Il a pour objet d’aider le personnel de terrain à établir les premières approximations tirées de la Méthode PCI lorsqu’on ne dispose pas de version informatisée.

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Field guide to the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System, Third Edition.

Canadian Forest Service

This field guide provides a simplified version of The Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System, presented in tabular format. It was prepared to assist field staff in making first approximations of FBP System outputs when computer-based applications are not available.

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Community Forestry in Canada

Lessons from Policy and Practice

Edited by Sara Teitelbaum
UBC Press

The first comprehensive look at community forestry initiatives across Canada, this book provides a rich and detailed portrait of the sector from Newfoundland to British Columbia.

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Islands' Spirit Rising

Reclaiming the Forests of Haida Gwaii

UBC Press

Set within the context of resource conflict and collaborative land-use planning on Haida Gwaii, this book examines how historic relations of domination and oppression can be transformed and more sustainable forms of land governance created.

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Forests in Our Changing World

New Principles for Conservation and Management

Island Press
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Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Lands in Canada

UBC Press

Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Lands in Canada explores the historical, political, cultural, legal, and ethical issues surrounding forest resource use and discusses opportunities for collaboration between Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals.

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Forest Economics

UBC Press

This book covers the basic economic principles and concepts and their application to modern forest management and policy issues.

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Policies for Sustainably Managing Canada’s Forests

Tenure, Stumpage Fees, and Forest Practices

UBC Press

This book compares provincial forest policies on public land across Canada, and considers how they may hinder or enhance the pursuit of sustainable forest management objectives.

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British Columbia’s Inland Rainforest

Ecology, Conservation, and Management

UBC Press

This book brings together information from a wide range of sources about the ecology, management, and conservation of British Columbia’s inland rainforest.

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Forestry and Biodiversity

Learning How to Sustain Biodiversity in Managed Forests

UBC Press

Sustaining biodiversity in managed forests is a complex problem, but the authors argue that it can be done -- through adaptive management, which they describe as a structured approach to “learning by doing.”

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Setting the Standard

Certification, Governance, and the Forest Stewardship Council

UBC Press

This important work undertakes a detailed comparative analysis of Forest Stewradship Council environmental standards, and their implications for global governance and regulatory theory.

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Taking Stands

Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

UBC Press

Goes beyond the dichotomies of “pro” and “anti” environmentalism to tell the stories of the women who seek to maintain resource use in rural places.

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Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan

Edited by Yoshiya Iwai
UBC Press

Representing the work of distinguished Japanese scholars, this is the first comprehensive English-language overview of forestry, forest management, and the forest products industry in Japan.

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Sustaining the Forests of the Pacific Coast

Forging Truces in the War in the Woods

UBC Press

This thoughtful collection of essays examines forest policy in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and British Columbia.

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In Search of Sustainability

British Columbia Forest Policy in the 1990s

UBC Press

A provocative, sobering examination of British Columbia's forest industry in the 1990s.

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Flexible Crossroads

The Restructuring of British Columbia's Forest Economy

UBC Press

Columbia's forest economy is at a crucial crossroads, and Flexible Crossroads looks at the contemporary restructuring of British Columbia's forest economy, demonstrating how both resource dynamics and industrial dynamics have shaped this transformation.

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Policy and Practices for Biodiversity in Managed Forests

The Living Dance

Edited by Fred L. Bunnell
UBC Press

This book addresses the major problems facing policy-makers and managers in sustaining biological diversity in managed forests.

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