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The Effect of Large Wildfires on Local Labor Markets

Year of Publication
2012
Publication Type

Although fire managers, policymakers, and communities are benefiting from better understanding of suppression costs, property losses, and community impacts of large fires,4 no generalizable empirical research has quantified the specific effect of large wildfires on local employment and wages.

Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Oregon: A Profile of Organizational Capacity

Year of Publication
2012
Publication Type

Community-based organizations (CBOs) in Oregon are fostering natural resource management and economic development, particularly in public lands communities where the capacity of federal agencies, businesses, and others has dwindled. They have also become integral in reducing social conflict over land management and seeking community economic wellbeing.