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The Yellowstone Park fire of 1988

by Melanie Ann Apel

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yellowstone National Park,
  • Yellowstone National Park.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest fires -- Yellowstone National Park -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Fire ecology -- Yellowstone National Park -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Forest fires -- Yellowstone National Park.,
    • Fire ecology.,
    • Ecology.,
    • Yellowstone National Park -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Yellowstone National Park.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the forest fire that burned eighty percent of Yellowstone National Park in the summer of 1988, including park history, causes of the fire, how the blaze was put out, and how the park recovered.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references p. (45-46) and index.

      StatementMelanie Ann Apel.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesTragic fires throughout history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD421.32.Y45 A64 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3675176M
      ISBN 100823944905
      LC Control Number2003010730
      OCLC/WorldCa52430937

        Above, the fires burned hot in an area of blown-down trees between Norris and Canyon in Yellowstone National Park. A windstorm in . Get this from a library! Greater Yellowstone area fire situation, [Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee.; United States. National Park Service.; United States. Forest Service.;].

        Snowfall Lessens Fire Threat in Yellowstone Park. See the article in its original context from Septem , Section A All roads and entrances in the park closed because of fire . Yellowstone Fire History. Fires have always shaped the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Although the charred remains of once-thriving old-growth forests are difficult for park lovers to appreciate, nature’s cycle of burns and new growth is essential to the health and diversity of Yellowstone.

      In a photo essay inspired by a passionate concern for our earth, Patricia Lauber discusses the forest fires that raged in Yellowstone National Park in summer This dramatic and poignant book captures the importance of our continuing efforts to understand and respect the life processes of the planet on which we live. Full-color photographs.5/5(1). The Yellowstone Fires of '88 Pebble “The Yellowstone fires of were becoming a real threat to the town. Few who lived here will soon forget the anxious feelings when it seemed imminent that our little town and homes were threatened.” (Page. , Opportunity Knocked).


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The Yellowstone Park Fire of (Tragic Fires Throughout History) [Melanie Ann Apel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Yellowstone 's Rebirth by Fire: Rising from the Ashes of the Wildfires is a study of the comeback of the Yellowstone wilderness after the devastating blazes twenty years ago.

Packed with color photographs and illustrations, Yellowstone 's Rebirth by Fire is a testament to the resolve of mother nature to heal and recover/5(6). The crown jewel of our nation s park system, Yellowstone National Park suffered enormous, uncontrollable forest fires in the summer of These blazes fed on one another through that awful summer, and by the time it was over in September, fully 75 percent of the park s forest.

Describes the forest fire that burned eighty percent of Yellowstone National Park in the summer ofincluding park history, causes of the fire, how the blaze was put out, and how the park recovered.

The Fires of ’88 – Yellowstone Park & Montana in Flames Paperback Book Sign in to check out Check out as guest Adding to your cart The item you've selected was not added to your Rating: % positive. The Yellowstone Fires of swept through the park, destroying almostacres of the land within Yellowstone National Park.

Firefighters attempted to. The Yellowstone fires of have been described as being instrumental in the public’s understanding of the role of fire in ecosystems, history-making, and career-building. In June ofpark managers and fire behavior specialists allowed 18 lightning-caused fires to burn after evaluating them, according to the fire management plan.

Remembering The Yellowstone Fires Twenty years ago this summer, Yellowstone caught fire. The flames scorched about million acres across the area, leaving the impression that the world's.

The fires of quickly ate up hundreds of thousands of acres thanks to an extremely dry summer and high winds. The longstanding policy to allow natural fires to burn out on their own was reversed in That led to teams of firefighters being brought in. In a photo essay inspired by a passionate concern for our earth, Patricia Lauber discusses the forest fires that raged in Yellowstone National Park in summer This dramatic and poignant book captures the importance of our continuing efforts to understand and respect the life processes of the planet on which we live.

Full-color photographs/5(4). The fires in the Greater Yellowstone Area were a once-in-a-fire-career-experience for everyone involved. Thirteen major fires burned a total of 1, perimeter acres and were fought by approximately 9, persons at peak mobilization. Summer of Fire details the summer of at Yellowstone National Park.

Fires burned in 1/3 of the entire national park, but by the end of the summer less than 1% of the park had been burned to ashes. The book begins with a section about Yellowstone and conveys its natural beauty through vivid photographs and valuable captions.4/5(1).

Clear, lively text accompanied by lush, bright, color photos portrays the majesty of Yellowstone park. Explains the battle against fire in the park through history, and yet carefully explains the changing philosophies.

The fire is detailed chronologically with a very realistic description More». The Fires of that burned million acres in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem—includingacres of the national park—were the result of a perfect storm of environmental and human factors.

You name it: whatever Mother Nature needed to create a large-scale fire event was present during that summer 30 years ago. On Jlightning struck a tree in the Crown Butte region of Yellowstone National Park, in the park’s far northwest corner near where the borders of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming meet.

The lightning bolt started a small forest fire, which became known as the Fan Fire. Published on An old news report about the wild fire in Yellowstone National park back in The fires of were unique in the history of Yellowstone National Park (YNP), because during that summer a relatively small number of fires occurred over an enormous region (Schullery ).

Previous fires in YNP were confined to particular regions and comparatively small sizes (Chapters 4, 14). The park was burning but that wouldn't stop the Anderson Family from enjoying our annual autumn Yellowstone vacation.

The Inn was not on fire. The Yellowstone fires of collectively formed the largest wildfire in the recorded history of Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Starting as many smaller individual fires, the flames quickly spread out of control due to drought conditions and increasing winds, combining into one large conflagration which burned for several : The Grandma.

This book chronicles the Summer of in the Yellowstone area. Yellowstone is such an amazing place in my mind. Cannot wait to visit it again. Fires are so devastating but there are parts of nature that do not regenerate without the devastation of fire.

Life finds a way/5. On Sept. 7,the North Fork Fire in Yellowstone National Park approached the Old Faithful area. High winds and dry conditions propelled the flames toward the. At the time, Yellowstone was following up-to-date fire management practices by allowing smaller, natural fires to burn in an effort to keep the park's natural ecosystem in place.

After the massive Yellowstone Fires ofresearch was conducted that changed fire management in Author: Kim Magaraci. The fires that ravaged Yellowstone National Park in were large and severe, but they were still within the normal limits of fire patterns in the West.

Following those fires 30 years ago, University of Wisconsin–Madison Professor of Integrative Biology, Monica Turner, immediately got to work studying the recovery of the forests and she has.