Legal barriers to effective ecosystem management: exploring linkages between liability, regulations, and prescribed fire
作者: Carissa L. WonkkaWilliam E. RogersUrs P. Kreuter
作者单位: 1Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843 USA
刊名: Ecological Applications, 2015, Vol.25 (8), pp.2382-2393
来源数据库: Ecological Society of America
DOI: 10.1890/14-1791.1
关键词: liabilitylocal geographic ignorabilitynatural experimentnegligenceopen burning lawprescribed fireright to burn act
原始语种摘要: Resistance to the use of prescribed fire is strong among many private land managers despite the advantages it offers for maintaining fire-adapted ecosystems. Even managers who are aware of the benefits of using prescribed fire as a management tool avoid using it, citing potential liability as a major reason for their aversion. Recognizing the importance of prescribed fire for ecosystem management and the constraints current statutory schemes impose on its use, several states in the United States have undertaken prescribed burn statutory reform. The stated purpose of these statutory reforms, often called “right to burn” or “prescribed burning” acts, is to encourage prescribed burning for resource protection, public safety, and land management. Our research assessed...
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  • regulations 规则
  • prescribed 法定
  • management 管理
  • between 在中间
  • liability 责任
  • standards 规程
  • barriers 势垒
  • benefits 津贴费
  • ecosystem 生态系
  • safety 安全