Fire, Chaparral, and Survival in Southern California

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Sunbelt Publications, 2005 - Nature - 188 pages
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Biologist and fire ecologist Richard W. Halsey, with contributions from many other experts, weaves together the crucial elements of fire behavior, land management, and knowledge of the natural environment. Includes a 48-page full-color field guide to common chaparral plants.

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User Review  - SinisterJoe - Borders

Bought this book when it came out after the 2003 wildfires, and it was a fascinating read (though I admit I bought it more for the color photos than the text). When the 2008 fires rolled through ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cygnus555 - LibraryThing

I you live in Southern California and are interested in books about the fire risks inherent to the area, this books is required reading. It was very readable and so very informative. it was a bit "on ... Read full review

Contents

Chaparral the Unknown Wilderness
1
When the Fire Comes
31
Fire and Firefighters
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