What is news when a fire burns?
Renewal and reinvention: notes from Portugal
It is a Saturday in late April and we’re thinking of wildfires. Nearly half of the contiguous United States is in drought and fire season has started across the West, South and East. Earlier this spring a New Jersey brush fire smoked out Manhattan. On television, an episode of Showtime’s “Years of Living Dangerously” follows […]
BRIEFING: Farmers, baseball fans and firefighters all talk about the coming season. This year, in our corner of Wyoming, the talk is of wet months and dry and a hope for a normal summer of thunderstorms. Yet, along with most of the West, we’re in long-term drought. Spring flushed green with hints of a normal […]
BRIEFING: As we gathered the articles for this issue, a theme began to appear. Rather than doom and wagon-circling at current budget woes, the writers were bringing an open and supportive look at what we do well in our profession, as well as what we can and need to do better. And what mechanism did […]
For the past few months, the photographs have been flowing in and the judges have been judging. Now, we’re pleased to announce the finalists in our 2012 WildfireÂ Magazine photo contest. First, we generally sorted the photos into categories – “On the Fireline,” “Fire Landscapes/Fire Effects/Fire Ecology,” “Aviation” and “Offline.” ï¿¼Next came the challenge. With nearly […]