Land Management

Prescribed Fires and Fuels Management

September 22, 2021 Hall and Hall

As Western states contend with increasingly catastrophic wildfires, some are looking to the Southeastern U.S., where prescribed fire is widespread thanks to policies put in place decades ago. The challenge is changing the culture around fire, so that residents know that tolerating a little smoke from good prescribed fires can help stop the destructive blazes

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Land Management

The Link Between Forest Fires and Environmentalism

September 15, 2021 Hall and Hall

Is there a link between environmentalism and forest fires? Many experts are presenting fresh and honest perspectives where they are questioning whether or not increased environmentalist activities have prevented proper forest management practices, partly contributing to larger and more devastating forest fires in Western States.

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Land Management

What It Takes to Face the Flames

September 15, 2021 National Interagency Fire Center

What does it take to face the flames of a raging wildfire? There are thousands of men and women who courageously take this challenge on to keep us protected and our forests healthy. These are people who are passionate about protecting and preserving the land.

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Land Management

A Better Way to Think about Wildfires

September 8, 2021 US Forest Service

It is easy to assume that our main goal is to stop and prevent all fires, but that isn't always the case. Sometimes, it is best not to stop the fire, but instead to work with the fire to keep our forests healthy and balanced.

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