Evidence of effectiveness in the Cohesive Strategy: measuring and improving wildfire response

  title={Evidence of effectiveness in the Cohesive Strategy: measuring and improving wildfire response},
  author={Toddi A. Steelman and Branda Nowell},
  journal={International Journal of Wildland Fire},
The United States’ National Cohesive Wildfire Management Strategy aims to achieve greater social and ecological resilience to wildfire. It also raises the question: cohesive for whom and for what purpose? In this article, we address the wildfire response goal and what a cohesive response means. Namely, we define a cohesive response as the ability to co-manage across scales for a more effective wildfire response. Our approach is grounded in the reality of the growing complexity of wildfire… 

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