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The Future of Fire Management


As we look ahead to the 2024 fire year, Interior is focused on firefighter pay and workforce transformation; collaboration and partnerships; future challenges; and fresh opportunities.

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Wildfire in the Land of Down Under


As Australia enters its typical fire year, we recently chatted with Peter Brick, Senior Emergency Management Capability Specialist for the Australian state of Victoria’s Forest Fire Management, about bushfire management in Australia, the changing fire environment, his career, and the small-world nature of wildland fire management.

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Director’s Report: Heading into the 2023 Fire Year


As the 2023 fire year progresses, wildland fire workforce transformation continues to be a top priority, including wildland firefighter careers, pay, and wellbeing. Interior is also supporting Canada with our USDA Forest Service partner during one of Canada’s most extreme fire years in recent history.

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