“I am a firefighter and a mother, but it’s harder to be both than it should be. Fire vs. family is my reality.”
“Megafire: The race to extinguish a deadly epidemic of flame.” Michael Kodas. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Aug 22, 2017. http://www.hmhco.com/shop/books/Megafire/9780547792088# + Review by Richard McCrea In Megafire, Michael Kodas, deputy director of the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado and an award-winning journalist, succeeds in examining large wildland fires in the United […]
Author Michael Kodas reflects on the history and impacts when fires become “mega”
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.
Brian Stocks, Wildfire Science Specialist, B.J. Stocks Wildfire Investigations Ltd., Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Wildfire was able to speak with Brian Stocks during the last week of October and during the IAWF Awards Presentation Ceremony in Boise, ID. Brian graciously consented to allow us to present our interview with him in Wildfire. Wildfire: Brian, […]
Four award winners gathered in Boise, Idaho for an October celebration.
As 2017 comes to a close, we wish to thank our outgoing board member, welcome our new board member and announce transitions within the executive committee. We are pleased to announce that Tom Harbour will begin his term on the IAWF Board of Directors on January 1, 2018. Tom is a recognized expert in wildland […]
So how might an effective leader assure that people and their organization receive value from a tough season?