Managing campfire impacts in the backcountry
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Managing campfire impacts in the backcountry by David N Cole

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, UT .
Written in English

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  • Campfires

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid N. Cole and John Dalle-Molle
SeriesGeneral technical report INT -- 135
ContributionsDalle-Molle, John, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13605830M

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