Please take a moment and watch this impactful video about GOOD FIRE. This might be a good one to share with your audiences….It’s long been discussed that Smokey Bear’s original message, although one of the most successful ad campaigns of all time, is not the right message. This video helps illustrate why and how you..
An unprecedented 40-year experiment in a 40,000 acre valley of Yosemite National Park strongly supports the idea that managing fire, rather than suppressing it, makes wilderness areas more resilient to fire, with the added benefit of increased water availability and resistance to drought. After a three-year assessment of the Park’s Illilouette Creek Basin, UC Berkeley..
Photo: Biomass Magazine Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last week that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest up to $7 million in grants for projects designed to expand wood products and wood energy markets that support sustainable forest management, especially in areas with high wildfire risks. These grants are available through the U.S…
Prescribed fire near Naches, WA in September, 2016. Photo: Shawn Gust, Yakima Herald-Republic “All the models predict that we are going to have a lot more fire, even if we put a lot more resources into suppression, so we’re going to have a lot more smoke,” Reese Lolley, Chair of the Washington Prescribed Fire Council,..
Stakeholders participating in the Wyoming – South Dakota Cohesive Strategy Workshop last week. Photo: Kate Lighthall Last week, the Western Region for the Cohesive Strategy and the State Foresters of Wyoming and South Dakota hosted over 100 stakeholders in Casper, Wyoming to hear from their peers about how the Cohesive Strategy is being implemented there..