Wildland Fire News

A selection of news releases and stories related to wildland fire management. For details about ongoing wildfires, visit the National Interagency Fire Center.

Keeping Good Company: A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and CAL FIRE Partnership, Part 2

03/03/2022

Partnerships will be key to addressing the new norm of more frequent, severe wildfires and implementing the historic new funding for federal wildland fire management provided through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. A partnership in California showcases how two agencies can collaborate to more effectively respond to wildfires on both state- and federally-managed lands. This second installment explores the effectiveness of that partnership in the San Diego area.

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Teaming Up to Take On the Double Threat of Invasives and Wildfires

03/01/2022

Invasive species and wildfire pose a dual threat to the nation’s communities, natural landscapes, and cultural resources. As we recognize National Invasive Species Awareness Week, we are also looking forward to how new, historic funding will support a strategic approach to combating these threats across government agencies.

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Director’s Report: Shaping Wildland Fire Management for the Future

02/22/2022

As our nation has experienced increasingly severe wildfire activity in recent years, significant new funding for wildfire management demonstrates the importance the country has placed on addressing this crisis together. This funding will help us shape a wildland fire management program geared toward the challenges that lie ahead.

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