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.

Web Reads: New Resource: FAC Net's Post-Fire Graphic & Facilitators Guide (fireadaptednetwork.org)


Many communities across the west are grappling with how to best recover from these large-scale fires. This blog shares a Wildfire Recovery graphic, created by FAC Net and FAC Net practitioners and it is designed to help communities see the breadth of wildfire recovery actions, whether they are working to piece their communities back together after a fire or are working now to prepare for recovery.

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Reducing wildfire risk and protecting structures (www.nps.gov)


Last year the National Park Service received an additional one million dollars in funding to reduce wildfire risk to structures, facilities, and infrastructure. The Natural Resources Stewardship and Science and Visitor and Resource Protection’s Fire and Aviation Management Program associateships selected Crater Lake and Yellowstone National Parks as the as the focus areas for this risk reduction investment.

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