BLM’s Wildland Fire Community Assistance Program – Enhancing Critical Partnerships

The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) released this great little vid about the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Wildland Fire Community Assistance Program. With a focus on prevention, education, mitigation and cooperator assistance, the BLM partners with communities to provide funding and technical expertise for hazardous fuels reduction on adjacent non-federal lands, completing Community Wildfire..

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Record Year for Controlled Burns by The Nature Conservancy

Prescribed fire on Loup Farm in Oregon.  Photo: Jason Houston. The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is celebrating a record year for controlled burns in 2016, helping to restore forests, protect water and safeguard communities.  TNC led controlled burns on 154,577 acres in 2016, surpassing their yearly average of 118,000.  Completed in close coordination with fire departments,..

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