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The National Strategy: The Final Phase in the Development of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy.

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Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter, November 24, 2014

greater sage grouse.
Greater sage grouse.

Posted November 24, 2014

The November 24, 2014, edition of the Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter is posted! This edition features stories about strategizing to protect sage grouse habitat, the Western Regional Strategy Committee meets and agrees to aggressive implementation plans, a study shows avoided costs of wildfires, the U.S. Forest Service exceeds restoration goals, and exploring the true costs of wildfire.

Regional Transition Plan 2014-2015 From Planning to Implementation

Posted November 21, 2014

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The Wildland Fire Leadership Council (WFLC) is currently transitioning to a more involved, transformational and broadened leadership to promote greater collaboration, flexibility and continuity leading to the social, political and cultural change necessary to leverage success and achieve the three goals of the Cohesive Strategy: Resilient Landscapes, Fire Adapted Communities, and Safe, Effective and Efficient Wildfire Response.

The Southeast, Northeast and Western Regional Strategy Committees (RSCs) recognize the completion of the National Strategy and the National Action Plan and the subsequent transition at the national level to implementation across the nation.

The RSCs are committed to providing the strategic leadership, the collaborative structure and environment, strategic communications and facilitating the tactical actions necessary to achieve meaningful, on-the-ground results.

Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter, October 29, 2014

Picture of the Tripod Fire taken in an airplane flying around the fire.
Tripod Fire.

Posted October 30, 2014

The October 30, 2014, edition of the Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter is posted! This edition features stories about the Tripod Fire Study findings about fuel treatments affect upon wildfire severity, the Lake Tahoe Basin fuel reduction and wildfire prevention strategy, dealing with the emotional impacts of wildfire, Prescribed Fire Councils promote use of prescribed fire and host TREX, the Karuk Tribe returns fire to the land, and the Tribal Relations Partnership Guide.

Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter, October 15, 2014

Firefighter spreading fire in a prescribed burn on the Rainbow Burn Unit, Klamath River.
Prescribed Fire TRaining EXchanges (TREX) are held in high risk areas across the country to mitigate wildfire risk around communities and provide prescribed fire training to interested participants.

Posted October 15, 2014

The October 15, 2014, edition of the Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter is posted! This edition features stories about TREX Spells Success for Resilient Landscapes and Fire Adapted Communities; Snag Canyon Shows Logging Can Help; Wildfire Impacts Hawaiian Coral Reefs; and Wildfire Partners Create Defensible Space in Boulder County.

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