National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy
The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy is a strategic push to work collaboratively among all stakeholders and across all landscapes, using best science, to make meaningful progress towards the three goals:
- Resilient Landscapes
- Fire Adapted Communities
- Safe and Effective Wildfire Response
Vision: To safely and effectively extinguish fire when needed; use fire where allowable; manage our natural resources; and as a nation, to live with wildland fire.
National Cohesive Strategy Topics
Cohesive Strategy News
Commissary Fire on the Santa Fe National Forest. Source: US Forest Service.
Posted July 16, 2015
The June 17, 2015, edition of the Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter is posted! This edition features stories about using fire when you can, solving fire response challenges the Cohesive Strategy Way, 25 Projects selected for $3 million in grants, Western Governors talk drought, wildfire and sage-grouse, and the West Fork Fire Tour. .
Oregon Department of Forestry fire engine working a fire in eastern Oregon.
Posted June 18, 2015
The June 17, 2015, edition of the Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter is posted! This edition features stories about improving initial attack, $10 Million for Resilient Landscape Projects, Utah Adopts Goals of Cohesive Strategy, FWPP Wins Solutions Search Contest, Using Traditional Native Techniques to Combat Wildfire and Drought, and Meaningful Measures of FAC Success.
Sagebrush fire in Northern Great Basin. Source: USGS.gov.
Posted June 1, 2015
The May 29, 2015, edition of the Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter is posted! This edition features stories about the Western Region Engages Senior Regional Leadership, Final DOI Rangeland Strategy Announced, Making a Difference on Colorado's Front Range, FireFree a HUGE PILE of Success, Cost Share Partnerships Working Towards Resilient Landscapes, Reduce Wildfire Risks or We'll Continue to Pay, and the Quadrennial Fire Review Released.
Posted May 4, 2015
A new season brings new hazards and new opportunities to improve your community’s preparedness. Join America’s PrepareAthon! in helping thousands of families, organizations and communities across the country become more aware of what hazards may affect them and take action to become better prepared before a disaster strikes. [Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) bulletin.]