noun Date: 1808 land that is uncultivated or unfit for cultivation

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  • wildland — noun Land that is unfit for or has not been modified by cultivation or other human activity, a natural area. Whether it is in point of law competent for his Majesty, with the advice of and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of New… …   Wiktionary

  • Wildland — Wildlands are areas of land where plants and animals exist free of human interference. Ecologists assert that wildlands promote biodiversity, that they preserve historic genetic traits and that they provide habitat for wild flora and fauna that… …   Wikipedia

  • wildland — /wuyld land /, n. land that has not been cultivated, esp. land set aside and protected as a wilderness. [1805 15; WILD + LAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • wildland — /wuyld land /, n. land that has not been cultivated, esp. land set aside and protected as a wilderness. [1805 15; WILD + LAND] * * * wildˈland noun Land completely uncultivated • • • Main Entry: ↑wild …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wildland fire suppression — refers to the firefighting tactics used to suppress wildfires. Wildland firefighting requires different techniques, equipment, and training from the normal structure fire fighting found in populated areas. Working in conjunction with specially… …   Wikipedia

  • Wildland Firefighter Foundation — is a non profit organization that provides assistance to fallen firefighters families and to firefighters injured in the line of duty. We do not receive government funding, therefore services are available for anyone performing wildland duties:… …   Wikipedia

  • Wildland fire emissions — Wildland fire and wildland fire atmospheric emissions have been a part of the global biosphere for millennia. [Pyne, S.J. 1995. World fire: The culture of fire on earth. University of Washington Press. 384 pp. [ISBN 0 295 97593 8] ] . The major… …   Wikipedia

  • wildland fire —  uncontrolled fire in a forest (forest fire), grassland, brushland (brush fire), or land sown to crops.       Fire danger in a wildland setting varies with weather conditions: drought, heat, and wind participate in drying out the timber or other… …   Universalium

  • Wildland fire engine — A wildland fire engine is a type of fire apparatus designed to combat fires in areas unreachable to conventional engines. These fire engines are equipped with four wheel drive, rugged suspension and high wheel clearance for mountainous, dirt road …   Wikipedia

  • Wildland fire tender — –A wildland fire tender is a specialized vehicle capable of bringing water, foam, or dry chemicals to fire trucks in the field that are engaged on the fireline. These vehicles are specifically designed for fire fighting often with four wheel… …   Wikipedia

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