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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.

Braids of Truth: A three part video series

Posted September 30, 2014

Braids of Truth introduction video title scene.

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.

Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter, September 24, 2014

Photo of condition of a Colorado forest in 1896 and 2000.
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.

Western Regional Strategy Committee eNewsletter, September 10, 2014

A map from the web map portal showing the western United States.

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.

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