Photo: North Lake Tahoe Fire District An updated Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) was presented at the 19th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit on August 24th. Collaborators organized their CWPP around the goals of the Cohesive Strategy. The goals of the CWPP are three-fold: • Create fire-adapted communities: The plan provides mitigation strategies and community-driven..
This is JUST WHAT I NEEDED ON THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON…..one minute and 54 seconds that will make you wiggle and smile. Congratulations to Nevada’s Living With Fire – what a fantastic summary of your Wildfire Awareness Month! Click on the vid above to see all the cool stuff they did in a month! Great job!!!
Photos: Deschutes National Forest With fuel moistures at nearly 10 year lows, a .16 acre fire started yesterday on the Deschutes National Forest in the urban interface of Bend, OR. This unit has been commercially harvested, pile burned, mowed and just had a fuels treatment (prescribed burn) last spring. Firefighters were able to catch the..
Photo: Justin Sullivan Factoring climate change into our calculations about what fires we’re able and not able to fight will be a hard concession for firefighters and the public to accept. Still, we will have to let some fires burn, particularly those distant from populated areas. Yet making such tough choices must come coupled with..