Fire Ecology Annual Report 2017 - Planning and Compliance

By Jennifer L. Barnes and Jennifer L. Hrobak
Planning discussions taking place in Denali National Park and Preserve
Planning and compliance plays a vital role in fire management.

Y. Matsui/NPS photo

The fire ecology program participates in planning activities for the Fire Management and Park Land Management Programs. Table 9 has a list of parks with fire management plans and the status for fire monitoring plans and Desired Future Conditions within the plans or other planning documents (http://www.nps.gov/policy/DOrders/draftDO2-1.html).

Table 9. Fire Management Plan - Fire Monitoring Plan Status as of 2017
Park Does Park have writtedn Desired Future Conditions (DFCs)? (Yes or No) Date Park-level Monitoring Plan completed (or revised) Total # of Project or Community-level Monitoring Plans Assisted with how many BAER plans in 2017?
Denali Yes in RSS Planned for 2018 4 0
Gates of the Arctic Yes - Interim Fire Desired Conditions in FMP 2014 1 0
Katmai Yes - Suggested Fire Desired Conditions in FMP 2012 0 0
Lake Clark No - Fire Management Objectives in FMP 2010 1 0
Western Arctic National Parklands Yes - Interim Fire Desired Conditions in FMP 2012 4 0
Wrangell-St. Elias No - Fire Management Objectives in FMP 2010 5 0
Yukon-Charley Rivers No - Fire Management Objectives in FMP 2010 (under revision for 2017-18) 2 0

Last updated: March 22, 2018