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Topic: Fuels treatment / Prescribed fire

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  1. Good Fire on the Ground in 2017: Seven Controlled Burns to Learn From

    BY: Allison Jolley

    We recently asked our members and partners to tell us about their controlled burning efforts. Seven practitioners shared stories with us; each one presenting a unique twist… Read More

  2. Managing New Jersey’s Forests for Resiliency: Let’s Come Together

    BY: New Jersey Fire Safety Council

    As a young boy, I hiked, hunted and trapped. It was common to hear quail and grouse in young forests as sparrowhawks flew overhead. Today, these birds are rare in New… Read More

  3. The Power of the Partnership: A Day in the Life with Eytan Krasilovsky

    BY: Forest Stewards Guild

    Where does your job take you? Just yesterday, I helped lead a field tour in the Zuni Mountains landscape, where I have been working in partnership with the Cibola National… Read More

  4. Give and Take: Building Friendships to Create Access for Fuels Reduction Projects

    BY: Rapid City Fire Department

    Last August, I was walking a section of overgrown, city-owned property that’s landlocked by a quilt of private parcels. I was there at the request of a private landowner who… Read More

  5. Communicating Amidst Controversy: The Fire Learning Trail [An Interview with Jenifer Bunty]

    BY: Jenifer Bunty, Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists

    View an enlarged version of the feature image above. Think back a few y­­ears, and tell us about the conversation around prescribed fire in your region. In 2011, the… Read More

  6. Trial by Fire: Prescribed Fire Training in the Wildland-Urban Interface

    BY: Chelan County Fire District 1

    What became the “Westridge Training Fire” began as two concerned neighbors asking for support in fuels reduction. The Westridge neighborhood is situated atop a ridge… Read More

  7. Overcoming Capacity Barriers to Fuels Reduction Projects

    BY: Steve Orr

    West Metro Fire Rescue completed a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) in 2007. We have been actively engaged in community outreach and education since then, but fuels… Read More

  8. Fantastic Failure! Multi-Jurisdictional NEPA: Big Dreams Take Time

    BY: Eytan Krasilovsky, Forest Stewards Guild

    I encourage everyone to be naive and optimistic; hey, it worked for me. It all started back in 2005 with a 3.5 million-acre collaborative landscape assessment in north-central… Read More

  9. Prescribed Fire Outreach Assessment — The Verdict Is In

    BY: Jennifer Fawcett

    As members of the fire community, we often talk about the need for more prescribed fire. But, are we prepared for everything that goes along with it? It might seem obvious… Read More

  10. The Power of Private Lands

    BY: Emily Hohman

    A while back I was walking through a recently completed prescribed burn unit with some colleagues who represented a variety of conservation entities. We were admiring the… Read More