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2013 wildfire season slower than average

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Wildfires were thrust into the national spotlight in 2013, but fire activity this year has been below average.

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2013 wildfire season slower than average

  1. 1. 2013 wildfire season to date 11/4/2013
  2. 2. U.S. wildfires and acres burned: Jan. 1- Oct. 31 10,000,000 9,000,000 8,000,000 100,000 Acres Fires 90,000 80,000 7,000,000 70,000 6,000,000 60,000 5,000,000 50,000 4,000,000 40,000 3,000,000 30,000 2,000,000 20,000 1,000,000 10,000 0 0 Source: National Interagency Fire Center 11/4/2013 2
  3. 3. Wildfires and acres burned by region: Jan. 1- Oct. 31 As a percent of region’s 10-year average Acres Fires 140% 120% 100% 80% 60% 40% 20% 0% Source: National Interagency Fire Center 11/4/2013 3
  4. 4. Wildfires and acres burned by agency: Jan. 1–Oct. 31 As a percent of agency’s 10-year average U.S. Forest Service State/Other National Park Service Fish and Wildlife Service Bureau of Land Management Fires Acres Bureau of Indian Affairs 0% 50% 100% Source: National Interagency Fire Center 150% 200% 250% 11/4/2013 4
  5. 5. Number of U.S. wildfires: 1990-2012 120,000 100,000 80,000 60,000 40,000 20,000 0 Source: National Interagency Fire Center 11/4/2013 5
  6. 6. Acres burned by U.S. wildfires: 1961-2012 12,000,000 10,000,000 8,000,000 6,000,000 4,000,000 10-year moving average 2,000,000 0 Source: National Interagency Fire Center 11/4/2013 6
  7. 7. Download more slides and other free resources ecowest.org 11/4/2013 7

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