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  1. The Department of the Interior Integrates Its Wildfire Programs: An Interview with the DOI’s Office of Wildland Fire

    BY: Kristin Merony and Kim Van Hemelryck, the Department of the Interior's Office of Wildland Fire

    What does the Office of Wildland Fire do? The Office of Wildland Fire’s (OWF) principle roles are to develop policy for the management and oversight of the Department of… Read More

  2. Science Tuesday: Naturally Human

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    In January, I used my Science Tuesday post to vent about the notion of nature and its inherent and unproductive separatism. In February, the media went wild covering a paper… Read More

    Topic: Wildfire

    Type: Essay

  3. Community Wildfire Adaptation: North Georgia-Style

    BY: Wendy Fulks

    Did you know they have federally listed endangered green pitcher plants in the mountains of north Georgia? Me neither. I learned this (and got to see some of these… Read More

  4. Best Way to Get a Resident’s Attention: Burn Down Their Home (Through a Wildfire Simulation, Of Course)

    BY: Liz Davy , Paula Nelson

    “WILDFIRE burns through Island Park community.” That would have been the next morning’s headlines had Island Park Sustainable Fire Community’s sandtable wildfire… Read More

  5. PERFACT – More than a Creative Acronym; A Project Advancing Integrated Fire Management

    BY: Nick Goulette

    PERFACT stands for “Promoting Ecosystem Resilience and Fire Adapted Communities Together.” While it’s a long and perhaps obscure acronym, the partnership’s components… Read More

  6. Say What? Demystifying the Federal Policy Process for Local Leaders

    BY: Karen Hardigg, Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition

    Skinny budget. Continuing resolution. Omnibus. Or is it a cromnibus? If your eyes are starting to glaze over, you’re not alone. These terms have been in the news as… Read More

  7. Scientists and Managers Collaborate on Wildfire in the North Atlantic: An Interview with Inga La Puma

    BY: Inga La Puma

    Tell us about the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange and why it connects scientists and managers. The North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange is one of 15 exchanges… Read More

  8. Making Lemonade from Lemons: How Intense Wildfire Seasons Yielded Utah’s New Wildfire Policy

    BY: Jennifer Hansen, Nathan Barrons

    In January, I wrote a blog about Utah’s comprehensive wildland fire management policy, which passed in the 2016 Legislative Session. The policy is based on the principle of… Read More

  9. Science Tuesday: Fire History is Human History

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    I recently found myself venting about the idea of “nature.” The concept has always bothered me. There’s an inherent separatism in it—an implicit line in the sand… Read More

  10. Thinking on an “Era of Megafires”

    BY: Jay McLaughlin

    Editor’s note: This blog originally appeared on the Mount Adams Resource Stewards’ blog and then on the Washington State Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network’s… Read More