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    Channel Islands

    National Park California

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Fire Management

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The park's fire management program provides leadership, direction, coordination, and support for park fire, aviation, and incident management.

The wildland fire management policies of the National Park Service support Channel Islands National Park's resource management goals. The primary goals are to provide for firefighter and public safety, protect natural and cultural resources, and protect human developments from all wildland fire.

For more information on the park's fire management, please contact the Fire Management Officer by phone at (805) 658-5730, or email at Fire Management Officer, or download:

2006 Channel Islands National Park Wildland Fire Management Plan
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Did You Know?

Island fox                                                  timhaufphotography.com

Island foxes are the smallest North American canids and occur only on the Channel Islands. The average weight for an adult male is 5-6 pounds, about the size of a house cat.