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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.
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.
Posted September 30, 2014
A Joint Fire Science Program "Friday Flash from FireScience.Gov" newsletter presents a video series and accompanying paper that resulted from a workshop, "Returning Fire to The Land - Celebrating Traditional Knowledge and Fire", sponsored by Firescience.gov, the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network, Salish Kootenai College, University of Idaho, University of Washington, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station, and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Participants examined how fire management practices can help to perpetuate important landscapes that support both natural and cultural resources.
Condition of a Colorado forest in 1896 and in 2000.
Posted September 30, 2014
The September 24, 2014, edition of the Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter is posted! This edition features stories about "Colorado's Forests: Challenges and Opportunities" video series; motivating homeowners to reduce fuels; a fire adapted community: Weaverville, California and the Oregon Fire; Oregon offers innovative citizen fire academy; new hospital liaison program; CWPP study suggests reducing structural ignitability; and upcoming learning opportunities.
Posted September 10, 2014
The September 10, 2014, edition of the Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter is posted! This edition features stories about a web portal for Colorado Westwide Risk Assessment Info, New Mexico protects watersheds and water, Utah develops catastrophic wildfire reduction strategy, Keep Oregon Green campaign, Arizona wildfires managed for forest health, and San Diego utility pays for helicopters.