About The Harney County Wildfire Collaborative
An overview of the purpose and focus of the Harney County Wildfire Collaborative
A conservation paradox in the Great Basin—Altering sagebrush landscapes with fuel breaks to reduce habitat loss from wildfire
When considering the use of fuel breaks, land managers are often faced with a potentially paradoxical situation: the need to substantially alter sagebrush habitats with fuel breaks to ultimately reduce a greater threat of their destruction from wildfire. This report provides an initial assessment of both the potential effectiveness of fuel breaks and their ecological costs and benefits.