FOREST RESOURCES BURNED AREA ASSESSMENT

Mandatory Consultation Requirements (baseline data sources). Consultation and evaluation of forest resources impacted by wildland fire. As a minimum, the following sources are consulted in obtaining baseline information for developing resource issues, field inventory priorities, emergency stabilization and burned area rehabilitation recommendations:

Data Requirements: Following cursory aerial reconnaissance and the identification of forest resources affected, field inventories can be conducted to identify, map and gather data on fire related impacts related to:

Management Considerations: The Burned Area Response Specialist (BAES) is required to evaluate values at risk and make emergency stabilization and management recommendations within the assessment report. The extent to which these considerations are addressed will be determined by the size and complexity of the incident, agency policy and objectives, and the agency's ability to provide in-house expertise. Management considerations may include:

Specific Products: After completing data acquisition and field inventories, the Forester prepares a written analysis report to include: