Fire effects with positive value or which contribute to the attainment of organizational goals. Benefits represent one end of spectrum of desired outcomes from managed fire. These are the opposite of protection to minimize loss or damage.
Source: National Wildfire Coordinating Group.2009. Terminology Updates Resulting from Release of the Guidance for the Implementation of Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy (2009) Attachment A: Terms whose definition and intent has changed with the Guidance for the Implementation of Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy (2009). Accessed on 9 September 2013. Available at http://www.nwcg.gov