Four FIRES seminars on the effects of moorland and heathland wildfires and prescribed fires on ecosystem services were held in the UK during 2008-2009, www.fires-seminars.org.uk. The series was funded jointly by ESRC and NERC.
A policy brief has been produced. It summarises the key messages from the series, policy recommendations and knowledge gaps: www.fires-seminars.org.uk/downloads/FIRES_Policy_Brief_final.pdf
Thank you to FIRES follow-on survey participants.
Thank you to all who took the time to complete the FIRES on-line survey. Over 150 responses were received, many with helpful free text comments. The survey closed on 17 October 2010. A summary of the results is available to download from www.fires-seminars.org.uk/downloads/FIRES_Follow-on_Survey_Results.pdf
School of Environment and Development
University of Manchester
The Scottish Government is inviting users to provide feedback on future data requirements in relation to Fire and Rescue Services in Scotland. The responses you provide will help us inform and improve our statistical collections and publications. A short questionnaire has been set up at the link below in order to capture your views and we would appreciate it if you would take a couple of minutes to complete this.
We would be grateful for your views by Friday, 10 September 2010
A user background note has been prepared which provides information on this consultation. This can be found at www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/scotstatcrime/StakeCon/FireRescueReview
For further information about statistics on fire, please visit the web area on the Scottish Government site: www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice
Or contact Justice Analytics Services (Statistics) by email: email@example.com or telephone: 0131 24 2228.