By John A. Hall, Paul F. Steblein and Colin C. Hardy In his October 26, 2017 commentary in these pages, Dr. Tom Zimmerman highlights a number of ongoing and future challenges faced by wildland fire management. To address these challenges he also identifies an important role for science and in particular management-relevant wildland fire research. […]
A long-time expert reviews the 2017 California season: the “New Normal” is not acceptable.
Where and how we build communities are key questions to resolve if we’re to coexist with fire.
A key event for those involved and interested in wildland fire management.
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.
At the 6th International Wildland Fire Conference this past October, the talk focused on a year of devastating fires (even as Indonesia burned) and on local, regional and global actions for managing fire in the Pyrocene. Writer Lindon Pronto and a range of experts offer insights on how this key global conference helped to influence the Paris climate talks and may guide us into an era of integrated fire management.
With a fire-summer of extremes, we share this position statement developed and supported by a position statement that was one result of the Large Wildland Fires Conference. The statement was developed and supported by the Association for Fire Ecology , International Association of Wildland Fire, and The Nature Conservancy.
by David Calkin and Matt Thompson US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Human Dimensions Program. Missoula, MT. Risk management has evolved into one of the most discussed topics within wildfire organizations throughout the world. However, there remains considerable uncertainty around fundamental definitions and concepts of risk management and how it should be implemented at […]