Issue #55 – Collaborative Solutions and Fuels Reduction Pays Off on Milli Fire

Thinning, mowing, and prescribed burning completed earlier this year has helped firefighters battle the Milli Fire and protect private properties near Sisters, Oregon. The Milli Fire is still burning (60% containment) but the flanks of the fire nearest the community were easier to defend and hold thanks to the restoration efforts of the Deschutes Collaborative..

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Teaching Fire with Fire – A Unique Approach to Community Outreach

Teaching 6th graders about fire ecology and forest health.  Photo: Talking Talons Youth Leadership  Over the past few months, educators from Talking Talons Youth Leadership have been delivering a forest and fire program to middle and elementary school students across the Grants, Zuni and Gallup school districts in western New Mexico. The program was created with funding..

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Network Analysis of Wildfire Transmission and Implications for Risk Governance

A recent study by Alan Agar, Cody Evers, Michelle Day, Haiganoush Preisler, Ana Barros and Max Nielsen-Pincus looks at wildfire transmission from an “all lands, cross boundary” perspective. The study was motivated by the current federal wildfire management policy that emphasizes an “all lands” approach to management as a means to build fire resilient landscapes and..

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