Office of Wildland Fire Launches Redesigned Website and New Blog

New tools improve outreach and engagement with the public

Last edited 11/06/2020
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Amy Krause (202) 606-3447

The Department of the Interior’s Office of Wildland Fire announced today. the launch of a newly designed website intended to improve access to information about the agency’s Wildland Fire Management Program and increase engagement with partners and the public.

The website can be found at Among a number of improvements, the website provides a plain language overview of the Department’s wildland fire programs, initiatives and budget. It also offers interactive maps that allow the public to explore projects by bureau and location, a curated collection of wildfire news, and information for individuals considering a career in wildland fire.

“Having an easy-to-use, informative website is important to helping the public understand our firefighting mission,” said Office of Wildland Fire Director Jeff Rupert.

The website includes a new blog designed to stimulate conversations about the work being done across the wildland fire community. Posts will feature interviews with fire professionals, first-person stories from the field, and the occasional deep dive into new developments in wildland fire management policy, budget and technology. Blog posts will be shared on Facebook, Twitter, and to subscribers by email.

“I’m excited to see these products come to life,” said Director Rupert. “Engaging with partners and the public is a priority for this office.”

To learn more about the Department’s Wildland Fire Management Program visit or download a copy of the Wildland Fire Management Annual Accomplishments Report.

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The Office of Wildland Fire ensures that nearly one billion dollars is strategically invested across the Department of the Interior to reduce wildfire risk, rehabilitate burned landscapes, promote a better understanding of wildfire, and support firefighters by providing the tools and training they need to work safely and effectively.

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