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Crowsnest Fire

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Crowsnest Fire

  1. 1. Crowsnest Fires 2003 Figure 1
  2. 2. Seasonal Wildfire Out of Control Gave off the energy equivalent of an atomic explosion every 30 minutes Figure 2
  3. 3. A Resident’s Story…. “ I didn’t know what to take” ~ Elaine Hurby Figure 3
  4. 4. Ecological Aftermath <ul><li>Over 20,000 hectares of forest burned </li></ul>Results in ecological diversity Figure 4 Figure 5
  5. 5. Economical Aftermath Tourism profits declined, but dry cleaners, gas stations, and restaurants remained steady Spray Lake Sawmills benefited wtih 28% quota of the annual allowable salvage rights in the area they will use as much burnt lumber as possible Figure 6
  6. 6. Image Citations Figure 1 Image obtained from: Natural Resources Canada (2007). Canadian Forest Services, [Online Image]. Retrieved September 21, 2009, from http:// cfs . nrcan . gc /news/491 Figure 2 Image obtained from: Just Another WordPress.com Weblog (2009). Andee’s Journal [Online Image]. Retrieved September 21, 2009, from http://andeewahjoe.wordpress.com/2009/01/10/ Figure 3 Image obtained from: Fly Fishing in Yellowstone National Park Blog. Let’em Burn entry (2007). [Online Image]. Retrieved September 21, 2009, from http://flyfishyellowstone.blogspot.com/2007_09_01_archive.html Figure 4 Image obtained from: Wikimedia Commons (2009) File:Forest fire aftermath.jpg [Online Image]. Retrieved September 21, 2009, from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Forest_fire_aftermath.jpg Figure 5 Image obtained from: Ecosystems Effects of Climate-Forced Changes in the Boreal Fire Regime (n.d.). [Online Image]. Retrieved September 21, 2009, from http://www.biology.duke.edu/bio217/2005/nlg3/CC_ecology.htm Figure 6 Image obtained from: Goede (n.d.) Goede Manufacturing Process [Online Image]. Retrieved September 21, 2009, from http://www.goede.com.br/fabricacao.htm

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