Provides information on a computerized fire effects information system. Describes the nature of information available from the system & how to access it with a computer. Includes a basic tutorial on how to navigate the several information options presented by the system. Also described is the citation retrieval system that stores & retrieves citations for the information used in the information systems species & plant ecosystem summaries & which can be searched independently by keyword. Contains information in three major categories: plant species, wildlife species, & plant communities.