“Montana fire organizations and agencies are dedicated to the vital role of public education and awareness programs to address the escalating wildland fire situation. Becoming informed on what the adoption of a WUI code could have on WUI fire mitigation is critical and strategically complements the existing WUI fire prevention programs. It is never too early to start addressing solutions to a situation that only continues to put human lives at risk and comes with a hefty price tag.” (Bruce Suenram, MT DNRC) Click here to read more »
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Watch the special Denver Post documentary, “The Fire Line: Wildfire in Colorado.”
Four times in four years, wind-fanned flames raced through Colorado neighborhoods in and at the edge of dying forests, killing people and breaking records for destruction. And because more than 100,000 people in the last decade have moved into “red-zone” areas primed for conflagration by a century of fire suppression, no one is sure that the devastating fires of 2012 and 2013 will not be repeated.
Read more: Waldo Canyon, Black Forest and how wildfires are changing in Colorado and the American West – The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/fireline/ci_24638312/watch-denver-post-documentary-fire-line#ixzz2r9NMip4I
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In this Newsletter:
- 2013 Highlights
- Enough is Enough Article: Wildfire Hazard Mitigation Protects Forest Values. By Gary Ellingson Forester and Technical Adviser for TriCounty FireSafe Working Group
- Winter Tips to keep your home and surrounding landscapes resilient to wildfire
- Newest Research on Wildland Fire.
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