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Partner Perspectives

Leaders provide information and discussion regarding the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy and related topics.

Videos

Chris Topik.
Chris Topik, Director, Restoration Program, The Nature Conservancy.

Jim Douglas.
Jim Douglas, Director, Office of Wildland Fire, Department of the Interior.

Tom Harbour.
Tom Harbour, Forest Service Director of Fire and Aviation Management

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“In Brief” Podcasts

Mary Jacobs
Mary Jacobs, National League of Cities. Read more about Mary…

“Cohesive Strategy”, Mary Jacobs, National League of Cities - December 4, 2012

Ann Walker.
Ann Walker, Western Governors Association. Read more about Ann (PDF, 37 KB).

“Cohesive Strategy”, Interview with Ann Walker, Western Governors' Association - December 6, 2011

“Importance of Stakeholder Engagement”, Interview with Bob Roper, Ventura County Fire Chief, and Dan Smith, National Association of State Foresters - November 2, 2011

Bob Roper.
Bob Roper, Ventura County Fire Chief. Read more about Bob (PDF, 44 KB).

This “In Brief” podcast is an interview with Bob Roper, Ventura County Fire Chief representing the International Association of Fire Chiefs Wildland Fire Policy Committee and local government groups, and Dan Smith, National Association of State Foresters.

Interviews with Dan Smith, National Association of State Foresters - August 25, 2011

Dan Smith.
Dan Smith, National Association of State Foresters. Read more about Dan (PDF, 44 KB).

Dan Smith, National Association of State Foresters, talks about the goals and phases of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy in the following podcasts.

Cohesive Strategy Goals

Cohesive Strategy Phases

Partner Websites

Federal Government

  • Fire Stories
    Fire stories from the national parks highlight events, incidents, and the like, associated with fire and fuels management, as well as fire education, technology, partnerships, and more. Stories highlight work related to Department of the Interior initiatives as well as local and regional initiatives.
  • Smoke Signals
    Smoke Signals is a quarterly newsletter published by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Branch of Wildland Fire Management at the National Interagency Fire Center. The newsletter, written by authors from across Indian Country, highlights activities and accomplishments taking place in the forestry and wildland fire management programs.

National Organizations

International Organizations

Meet Our Partners

Read more about some of our partners involved with Cohesive Strategy leadership, advice, technical expertise, coordination, and development.

Wildland Fire Executive Council (WFEC)

Jim Erickson

Jim Erickson, Intertribal Timber Council

Mary Jacobs

Mary Jacobs, National League of Cities

Bill Kaage

Bill Kaage, National Park Service

Northeastern Regional Strategy Committee

Maureen Brooks

Maureen Brooks, Northeastern Area, USDA Forest Service State and Private Forestry

Brad Simpkins

Brad Simpkins, New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands

Southeastern Regional Strategy Committee

David A. Frederick

David A. Frederick, Southern Group of State Foresters

Chief Will May

Chief Will May, International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

Western Regional Strategy Committee

Robert Cope

Robert Cope, County Commissioner, Lemhi County, Idaho

Tony Harwood

Tony Harwood, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Douglas MacDonald

Douglas MacDonald, International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

Regional Strategy Committees

Cohesive Strategy Success Stories

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Last modified: Wednesday June 04 2014