The Greater Santa Fe Fireshed. Photo: Forest Stewards Guild The Greater Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition (GSFFC) is a collection of agencies, private organizations and concerned citizens working to improve the ecology in the forests surrounding Santa Fe, NM. It’s a relatively new concept…going beyond traditional borders to include all lands, resources and communities that can..
Wildland Session Ale. Photo: GoodLife Brewing Across the West (and the nation), many chapters of TNC’s Fire Learning Networks are conducting Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges to improve knowledge, training, partnerships, education and most of all, to put fire back on fire-adapted landscapes. The Central Oregon Fire Learning Network tried something innovative and new during..
Photos: Shawn Stokes U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell led a discussion last week with federal firefighting agencies at the White House regarding the increasing danger to communities in wildland-urban interface (WUI) areas as fire seasons become hotter, drier and longer. Jewell also highlighted the need for greater collaborative action to enhance community resilience..
Photo: New Mexico State Forestry The fine people of Hop Canyon in Socorro County, NM recently pitched in to reduce the risk of wildfire in their community. Over four Saturdays, they took on the project of making a fuel break. Future fires there will have fewer fuels to consume, and firefighters will have a safer..