An Australian information officer and a cartoonist offer two views of their experiences supporting British Columbia during the fire bust of 2017.
Denver Health Paramedic Division, home to the first hospital-based wildland paramedic team, brings advanced medical care to wildfires across the Western US Region.
Michele Steinberg interviews a growing cadre of experts who explain how we can better apply fire science and engineering to protecting lives and property from wildfires.
Lessons learned when two linked conferences — one focused on safety, the other on prescribed fires – invite a range of global experts to gather. By Núria Prat, Mariona Borràs, and Xavier Úbeda Professional conferences — where experts, practitioners and students gather — can be the genesis of new practices and ideas. This discovery process was multiplied […]
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.
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.
Hosted in Dorset on the south coast of England, the conference will focus on “Wildfire resilience in a UK context”
Applying Cohesive Strategy principles by connecting economic incentives with other drivers of change.
By Kori Blankenship, Anthony Beauchaine, Don Helmbrecht and Jeannie Patton Keeping fuel data current over time is an issue faced by many wildland fire managers. The landscape changes constantly – due to natural events like wildfires and hurricanes, and human activities, such as forest thinning, prescribed fire, and development – and such changes quickly render […]