Fire is heat and light – and each season, on prescribed burns and wildfires, post-burn and pre-burn, we capture the amazing light of fires in our photographs of fire behavior, firefighters at work and the landscapes we manage with fire. As the northern fire season begins to wind down and the southern season ramps up, […]
Wildfire Magazine: September-October 2012.
Amid the many talks at IAWFâ€™s Human Dimensions Conference this past March, one collaborative presentation examined the crucial role for collaboration amid countries with emerging fire regimes. Authors from the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States agreed: as changing fire regimes increase fire risk, thereâ€™s an urgency to tackle this vulnerability, via international collaboration and exchange.
Sharing the themes and strategies used globally to foster wildfire awareness and prevention.
… we talk of wildfires and firestorms, evacuations, lives and homes lost, drought and climate change — the winds align with slope and fires race across our wildlands, with the 2012 election cycle magnifying the heat …
As wildland fuel builds up in Europe, firefighters have adopted quick water deployment tactics to increase Initial Attack speed and success. By Juan CaamaÃ±o In Mediterranean Europe, the last few decades have been characterized by dramatic land use changes. The abandonment of farmland and reduced grazing has led to an increase in wildland areas. These […]