Fire Resources

Forest Fire Management Resources

The following media releases regarding fire have been distributed to members.  The contents of these papers do not necessarily represent the views or positions of the IFA/AFG Board, the IFA/AFG's Forest Fire Management Committee, or of the membership of the IFA/AFG.

IFA Position Statement: The Role of Fire and its Management in Australian Forests and Woodlands 
2017

Media Release: Fire Fire Fire 
June 2018

Paper: A comparison of 2019 Pigeon Valley Forest fire with similar events in the past
NZ Journal of Forestry,
2020

Paper: High Cost of Wildfires 
Wildfire publication
August 2018 - Volume 27.3

Policy: National Bushfire Management Policy Statement for Forests and Rangelands
Prepared by The Forest Fire Management Group for The Council of Australian Governments
2014

Briefing Notes: What is the True Cost of Forest Fire Management on Public Land in Victoria
Barrie Dexter & Donald Macleod
November 2017

Policy: IFA Victorian Forest Policies
August 2018

Strategy: Toward Shared Stewardship Across Landscapes
United States Department of Agriculture
August 2018

Policy: Management of Wildfire Risk
National Bushfire Management Policy Statement for Forests and Rangelands
Australia and New Zealand’s Forest Fire Management Group
May 2013

Paper: Mega-Fires and the Preservation Paradox; Forest Management’s Role in Re-Directing Conventional Bushfire Protection
Jerry T. Williams
April 2015

Policy: National Research Priorities to 2020 and Beyond 
Australia and New Zealand’s Forest Fire Management Group
May 2013

Policy: Implementation Plan
Australia and New Zealand’s Forest Fire Management Group
May 2013 

Fire management and the bush from an ad hoc seasonal pre occupation to ‘policy centre stage Gary Morgan, Tony Bartlett & Mike Leonard
2007

Fire Management: Voluntary Guidelines - Principles and Strategic Actions - FAO 2006
Food and Agriculture Organization
2006