Project Number: 2056-31610-005-07
Start Date: Jun 05, 2014
End Date: May 30, 2019
The intention of the research and applicable work by both ARS and the Forest Service shall benefit the research lands, range and forest in Idaho and the adjacent states, and for the benefit of the people of the United States in accordance with the interagency agreement FS No. 14-IA-11041564-018. The USSES will provide accurate maps of areas of special concern within USSES managed lands. Items such as buildings, infrastructures or any additional areas that USSES is particularly concerned that wildfire would pose a significant negative affect. By May 1 of each year, throughout the life of the agreement, the USSES will provide the U.S. Forest Service a listing of updated contact information (during and after business hours) for key USSES personnel to ensure information sharing occurs in a timely manner. If a wildfire exceeds initial attack or is managed to achieve resource objectives, USSES personnel will be involved with all major decisions to manage the incident. The U.S. Forest Service will be responsible for managing all wildland fires on USSES lands whether they originate on, or burn onto these lands. The U.S. Forest Service will work closely with USSES personnel to determine management objectives and strategies for suppression activities.