Fire Science Digest Issue #21 Fire, Fuels, and Streams: The Effects and Effectiveness of Riparian Treatments
White Paper: The Wildfire Management Act of 2015 outlines concepts to lower the frequency of large wildfires, reduce the number of homes lost to wildfires, make firefighting operations more efficient and safe, restore fire in our ecosystems, and bring assistance to people in need after wildfires.
Utah Adopts Goals of Cohesive Strategy setting into motion the wheels for a more robust suppression, mitigation, and prevention strategy for the state.
The 2015 Verisk Wildfire Risk Analysis has determined the number and percentage of households at high or extreme risk from wildfire in the 13 most wildfire-prone states; approximately 4.5 million U.S. homes at high or extreme risk of wildfire.
Check out the new â€œFact Sheetsâ€ published by the Great Basin Fire Science Exchange! Topics include: Conifer removal in the sagebrush steppe, reestablishing perennial-dominated plant communities in medusahead-invaded sagebrush rangeland, and putting resistance and resilience concepts into practice.
SageSTEP News Issue #26: To convert cheatgrass-riddled and juniper-encroached communities back to functioning sagebrush communities that include wildlife, this issue explores why land managers need information about what treatments will trigger beneficial change.