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The Rising Cost of Wildfire Operations: Effects on the Forest Service’s Non-Fire Work

Categories: Govt Finance,Recreation/Travel,Weather/Disasters

http://www.fs.fed.us/sites/default/files/2015-Rising-Cost-Wildfire-Operations.pdf

Documents the growth over the past 20 years of the cost of fighting wildfires and the impact those costs are having on the portion of the Forest Service budget devoted to recreation, restoration, and other activities.  From the U.S. Forest Service