Accelerated and well-conducted research is more vital to the success of wildland fire management endeavors now than ever before.
A Briefing for the October 2017 issue of Wildfire Magazine.
Upcoming Conferences The International Association of Wildland Fire is presenting this workshop in partnership with the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) and the Western, Southeast and Northeast Regional Strategy Committees. 2nd National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop: Making a Difference; Building Capacity, Improving Preparedness, and Learning From Experience March 26-29, 2018 Reno, Nevada The [...]
Thoughts on Leadership
Writing between the fires amid a record-busy fire season, leadership columnist and fire manager Mike DeGrosky learned, “The tougher the times, the more we must communicate.” Plus that most essential lesson: “Take care of yourself.”
Welcome to the latest preview of the International Journal of Wildland Fire. IJWF content is free to IAWF Members. All journal content can be accessed by IAWF members through the IAWF Members-Only site. A sampling of research articles includes a blend of physical fire science, fire behavior, fire safety, communications, and community responses to fire [...]
In this “From the President’s Desk” column, re-printed from the September/October 2002 issue of Wildfire Magazine, Bruce Suenram suggests “A fresh approach to wildfire dichotomy.” A message calling for wiser planning and preparedness, new approaches, and a caution for the future — all of which remain far too timely today.
A women’s focused prescribed fire training exchange helps women and men build a more inclusive and successful culture for our fire profession. A report from the Incident Commander of the 2016 WTREX.
In which a Southern man goes West to attend the first Women’s Wildland Fire Training Exchange and learns a bit about his feminine history, our changing traditions, and women and men and fire.
Part 1 — Reconciling Social and Environmental Conflicts
Hosted in Dorset on the south coast of England, the conference will focus on “Wildfire resilience in a UK context”