An initiative “to create a fire community where all members feel safe and welcomed and valued.”
In my first column as President in January, I expressed my desire to increase the diversity of participation in the IAWF – gender, race and age. A few weeks after, the IAWF received a letter signed by many eminent scientists from the USA, asking the IAWF to consider including more gender diversity into its conferences. […]
With the transition of IAWF leadership, incoming president Alen Slijepcevic looks to IAWF’s future.
A Closing Message From The President
Excellence in wildland fire management is clearly a global goal.
Accelerated and well-conducted research is more vital to the success of wildland fire management endeavors now than ever before.
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.
As we face profound ecological change, prescribed fire offers us a versatile and increasingly important tool
In the environment of today as well as that of the future, wildland fire is a very real and dominant force that warrants considerable attention and response. Since the inception of organized wildland fire management, wildland fire has dramatically evolved in scope, magnitude, and complexity — with an impact that reaches far beyond our profession […]
Imagining Future Wildland Fire Scenarios