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 & 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
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.]
Low intensity activity on the Skunk Fire, Arizona, 2014. Source: Inciweb.
Posted April 16, 2015
The April 13, 2015, edition of the Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter is posted! This edition features stories about Managing a Wildfire and Prescribed Fires Together, Model Program in Oregon, Community Wildfire Preparedness Day on May 2nd, The Fire Next Time, Secret Society of Cooperative Extension, Successful Chipping Program in Big Bear, Two Goats Watershed Restoration, and upcoming learning opportunities.