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.

How One Tribe is Restoring the Fire-dependent Longleaf Pine


This Native American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting stories of Indigenous fire practices. The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas has a deep cultural connection to the longleaf pine. It has vanished from many areas. The Tribe is striving to preserve this fire-dependent species and recently received an award for those efforts.

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