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  1. Collaboration in Action: Building Resilience in White Swan

    BY: Kirstin Taggart, Washington Resource Conservation and Development Council, with assistance from Gary Peters, Yakama Nation Fire Management and Andy Babcock, Yakima County Fire District 5

    “White Swan is a small community on the Yakama Nation in south central Washington State. It is considered a major population center on the Yakama reservation and is… Read More

  2. Safety and Service First: A Day in the Life with Mike Davis

    BY: Mike Davis

    What led you to work on community wildfire resilience? I began working to promote Firewise programs and prevention activities as far back as 2008. Later, I read about the… Read More

  3. Middletown Art Center: A Community Hub for Wildfire Recovery

    BY: Jana Carp, Jana Carp Consulting

    “Heavy Heart” by Mark Nichols, 2016. “Wire fencing salvaged from my yard.” Photo credit: Jana Carp, Jana Carp… Read More

  4. Science Tuesday: Rebuilding Post Fire

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Structures exist in the wildland-urban interface (WUI); that’s what makes it a WUI and not just a wildland. Recent… Read More

  5. Insurance and Wildfire: An Interview with Carole Walker, Part 2

    BY: Carole Walker

    Carole Walker is the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA), a non-profit trade association representing auto, home and… Read More

  6. Insurance and Wildfire: An Interview with Carole Walker, Part 1

    BY: Carole Walker

     Carole Walker is the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA), a non-profit trade association representing auto, home and business… Read More

  7. When Fire Comes Close

    BY: Hilary Lundgren

    Editor’s Note: A version of this post originally appeared in The Nature Conservancy in Washington’s blog. Hilary Lundgren is the Director of the Chumstick Wildfire… Read More

  8. Science Tuesday: This Year’s Research Topics from the Joint Fire Science Program

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Earlier this month, the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) released an “early alert” with potential research topics for their upcoming funding opportunity notice (FON),… Read More

  9. Burn Scars

    BY: Justice Jones

    The Commons Ford Prairie parallels the majestic Colorado River–yes the real one is in Texas. Tall pecans and cypress line the banks of the river, and hikers enjoy the cool… Read More

  10. Study Examines New Type of Wildfire Health Impact

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    Forest Service thinning projects near Alpine helped decrease the severity of burning in the 2011 Wallow Fire. Credit: Sarah McCaffrey A new journal article by David… Read More