Collaborative efforts are not only working to help find consensus on how to address large landscape level restoration, but also in the post-fire environment. How do you address the cross-boundary, diverse interests on over 100,000 burned acres? Check out this short vid about the collaborative efforts following the Canyon Creek Fire last summer in Oregon…
Aggie Creek fire in Alaska July 2015. Photo: Philip Spor University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers will play a big role in three newly funded climate change and wildfire studies. Teams that include UAF-based and other trained researchers will focus on implications of increasing warmth and fire activity from a cross-disciplinary perspective. One of the projects..
The Cohesive Strategy is alive and well in South Dakota where federal, state, tribal, county and local agencies and organizations are working together, across boundaries through wise stewardship to increase the resilience of landscapes and create fire adapted communities.
This season we are highlighting many of the creative and innovative ways that communities are getting organized and preparing for wildfire. This is an important component of the Fire Adapted Communities goal within the Cohesive Strategy. One such effort is in Central Oregon, where residents are no strangers to wildfire. Twenty years ago, the Bend Fire..
The National Fire Protection Association is again sponsoring the Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 7th. This is an excellent national campaign designed to help communities get organized and take action in preparing for the upcoming wildfire season. More here.