Successes, Lessons Learned and Demonstrations of Cohesive Strategy Implementation in the West

WFLC – CDC – EPA – Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils Joint Vision and Messaging

WFLC – CDC – EPA – Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils Joint Vision and Messaging

This document is the result of collaborative work by the Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) member agencies and organizations partnering with the EPA, CDC, and Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils to provide a joint vision and associated messaging on the relative benefits of prescribed fire to wildland fire. The key messages address the known challenges and issues related to smoke and prescribed fire. As more data, research and science becomes...

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The Rosland Road Fire:  A Successful Test of an All Hands, All Lands Approach

The Rosland Road Fire: A Successful Test of an All Hands, All Lands Approach

By Kate Lighthall, Coordinator, Western Region, National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy   As part of our effort to showcase what the Cohesive Strategy looks like on the ground and solid examples of success, please enjoy my version of this tale and excerpts from the blog post by Alison Green, Coordinator of Oregon: Living with Fire.  Thanks for sharing Alison! ​😀​The Scene: Just as Central Oregon’s summer began to heat...

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National Cohesive Strategy Annual Workshops – A Look Back

National Cohesive Strategy Annual Workshops – A Look Back

Sharing, and Learning Together since 2017   In making the tough decision to postpone our 2020 face-to-face event, we found ourselves looking back with pride and a feeling of accomplishment at the three previous National Workshops. We thought you’d enjoy the story as well!   As you know, the Wildland Fire Leadership Councili (WFLC) tasked the three regions (NE, SE and West) with facilitating implementation of the Cohesive Strategy. While...

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POSTPONED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN – 4th Annual Cohesive Strategy Workshop

The 4th Annual National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop   The best things come to those who wait...and wait. With sincere disappointment, we made the difficult decision to postpone the 4th Annual National Cohesive Strategy Workshop. The theme for the event was “Hard Truths, Fantastic Failures and Landscape Implementation”. Set for Asheville, North Carolina, we were excited to bring you the first workshop in the Southeastern Region. But like...

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