Firewise Communities/USA map Last year, USAA Insurance became the first national insurer to allow discounts for insureds in recognized Firewise Communities. This year, they’ve added Colorado and Texas to their discount program. Click here for more. And here.
Check out this new report from our friends at the Northwest Fire Science Consortium… Click here to view the digest. Recent research and field practice have shown that (1) riparian treatments can be beneficial and are not as risky as previously thought; and (2) riparian treatments need the “Goldilocks” prescribed fire—not too hot and not..
Photo: Thom Bridge, Independent Record. Mark Finney, Ph.D., a research forester with the U.S. Forest Service Fire Lab in Missoula says prescribed fire is “… not risk-free, but by doing nothing you’re ignoring the potential. Which risk would we prefer?”Dr. Finney participated in a two-night lecture series (June 10 & 11) called “Fire on the Landscape,” sponsored..
Ok, this is good. Leveraging resources where you can! Fighting a fire with a train.
Horse Tank Fire on the Coconino National Forest. Low intensity burn of about 1,000 acres. Source: USFS Two fires, the Horse Tank Fire and the Camillo Fire, on the Coconino National Forest are being managed for their benefits to the landscape. The Cohesive Strategy widely promotes using fire as a tool to restore landscapes when..