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

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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Issue #79 – August News Cohesive Strategy West

Fire doesn't benefit everything certainly, but in a large landscape, without having periodic fires in most of our ecosystems, we lose what is wild and natural."   ~ Penny Morgan, Professor of Fire and Forest Ecology, University of Idaho ~ The Benefits of Hard Decisions: Applying Lessons from Wilderness Fire This video is intended to spark discussion about managing fire for resource benefit on public lands: including reasons behind using this...

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