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wildland

[wahyld-land] /ˈwaɪldˌlænd/
noun
1.
land that has not been cultivated, especially land set aside and protected as a wilderness.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; wild + -land
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  • Prescription burning uncannily mimics the native use of wildland fire.
  • Maps land management agencies' hazardous fuels program projects in relation to the wildland urban interface communities.
  • Backcountry users should be well versed in wildland navigation and safety.
  • He also faces another problem, one that greatly complicates wildland firefighting today.
  • It's all in a day's work for this wildland photographer.
  • Every year many families unnecessarily lose their homes and possessions to wildland fire.
  • Careless debris burning is a major cause of wildland fires.
  • Firefighter safety, and the safety of the public, is a core value and is intrinsic in all areas of wildland fire management.
  • wildland fire experience is defined as any non-structure fire that occurs in the wildland.
  • There are a number of steps you can take to protect your home from wildland fire no matter where you live.

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