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With fire season well under way, ESNR researchers are contributing to the state of knowledge about the costs of fighting rangeland fires.
Michael Taylor and Kim Rollins participated in the June 6-8, 2012 workshop “Burning Questions about Wildfire Economics,” commissioned by the Department of Interior, at the Ecological Restoration Institute, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ. The workshop resulted in the publication of, "The Efficacy of hazardous fuel treatments: A rapid assessment of the economic and ecologic consequences of alternative hazardous fuel treatments: A summary document for policy makers."
“The Economics of Fuel Management: Wildfire, Invasive Plants, and the Evolution of Sagebrush Rangelands in the Western United States,” by Michael Taylor, Kimberly Rollins, Mimako Kobayashi and Robin Tausch. 2012.
The Economics, Society and Natural Resources (ESNR) research unit at the University of Nevada, Reno maintains a research and teaching focus on economic, social, and policy problems related to natural resources and ecosystem change, with an emphasis on problems affecting Nevada and the west.
ESNR specializes in integrating research approaches that combine the best of economics with science to advance knowledge. Research involves work with scientists from other disciplines and organizational units including the Center for Regional Studies, the University Center for Economic Development, and the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of Nevada, Reno. ESNR research is supported through a number of grants and projects in which it works closely with colleagues in the natural sciences and natural resource management agencies.
Kimberly Rollins, Ph.D..
Associate Professor Department of Economics /MS 205
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada 89557
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