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  Document E-1025 Burning in the Growing Season

By John Weir, Dwayne Elmore, Ryan Limb, David Engle, Brady Allred, Terrence Bidwell, and Samuel Fuhlendorf. This circular discusses burning during the growing season, and how it can extend the time-frame of prescribed burns. Reviewed July 2014.

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  Document L-347 Fire Management of Oak Forests for Wildlife

By Jesse Burton, Dwayne Elmore, John Weir, and Terrence Bidwell. This brochure discusses the benefits of prescribed fire to manage oak forests. Reviewed May 2014.

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  Document NREM-2885 The Best Time of Year to Conduct Prescribed Burns

By John Weir. This fact sheet discusses prescribed burns and the best conditions to conduct one. Reviewed May 2014.

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  Document NREM-2890 Firebreaks for Prescribed Burning

By John Weir, Terrence Bidwell, Russell Stevens, and John Mustain. This fact sheet discusses firebreaks used for prescribed burining, including the different types of firebreaks for different situations. Reviewed July 2016.

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  Document NREM-2893 Burn Plan for Prescribed Burning

By John Weir, Derek Scasta, Russell Stevens, Terrence Bidwell. This fact sheet discusses how to go about making a burn plan for prescribed burns, ensuring the safest methods.

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  Document NREM-2893-B Burn Plan for Prescribed Burning blank fillable form

This is a supplement to NREM-2893. It is a blank form that can be filled either by hand, or on the computer.

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  Document NREM-2894 Managing Brush Piles

By John Weir and Russell Stevens. This fact sheet discusses burning brush piles, including best time of year, weather conditions, size of the brush pile, as well as other considerations. It also discusses grinding and mulching, or leaving the brush pile for wildlife habitat.

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  Document NREM-2898 App: RxBurnTracker

By John Weir and R. Seth Coffey. This fact sheet discusses a new application called RxBurnTracker for smart phones and tablets, allowing land managers a quick and simple way to monitor and document burn units before, during and after prescribed fires. The main goal of RxBurnTracker is to help land managers determine how effective their prescribed burn was compared to management goals.

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  Document NREM-2899 Prescribed Burn Equipment

By John Weir, Seth Coffey, Carol Blocksome, Morgan Russell and Dirac Twidwell. The purpose of this Fact Sheet is to review the equipment commonly used for prescribed fires and explain how each item might be used during a prescribed fire.

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  Document NREM-2902 Cut and Stuff Practices for Enhanced Cedar Control with Prescribed Fire

By Jess Crockford, John Weir, Carol Blocksome, Morgan Russell and Dirac Twidwell. This fact sheet discusses cut and stuff methods for prescribed burns. Cut and stuff prescribed burns can render significant damage to large cedars in areas where fire normally would not have much impact.

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  Document NREM-2903 Prescribed Burning: Spotfires and Escapes

By John Weir, R. Seth Coffey, Morgan Russell, Carol Baldwin, Dirac Twidwell, Doug Cram, Pete Bauman and Jennifer Fawcett. Fire is an important ecological process that maintains prairies, shrublands and forests. When conducting prescribed fire, there is always the possibility of a spotfire and escaped fire occurring. The best way to prevent a spotfire from becoming an escaped fire is to be prepared and plan ahead. This fact sheet discusses this planning.

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  Document NREM-5053 Cedar Control by Individual Scorched-tree Ignition Following Fire

By John Weir and David Engle. This fact sheet discusses individual ignition of cedar trees for a complete kill following a fire. Reviewed May 2015.

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