Newsletter #19 available now. Some great collaborative efforts in North Central Washington…Please share far and wide. President Obama Declares Areas of Washington State a Disaster Area Due to the Carlton Complex Fire; Using Satellites, Lasers and Drones in Firefighting; Landscape Resiliency One Year After the West Fork Complex Fire; Juniper Wood Industry in Oregon..
Last weekend I attended the National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Meeting in New Orleans. It was a quick trip, filled with many presentations and robust discussions about a wide variety of subjects (…and beignets, and some fantastic étouffée). Along with our scheduled presentation, I was looking forward to the meeting to approve the 2014..
Heading to North Central Washington to visit with Annie Schmidt, Director of the Chumstick Coalition about how Fire Adapated Communities concepts and collaborative efforts can assist in the fire response and fire recovery efforts on the major fires in the area. The Chumstick Coalition area is one of the 18 FAC Learning Network Hubs..
At about the 5:02 mark in this video is the best synopsis I’ve heard all week! Thank you Sustainable Northwest for the great work and this production. Please share widely folks – collaborative efforts like these, from the ground up, dealing with specific issues on specific landscapes are how we will reach our goal of..
Some great articles and success stories in Newsletter 18. Please take a look and share recklessly! Oregon’s East Face Forest Restoration Project; New Mexico Creates an “After Wildfire” Guide, link to the online Guide Memories of the South Canyon and Yarnell Hill Fires, links to National Geographic article and a training video on 1994 South..