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Once-ignored Indigenous Knowledge of Nature Now Shaping Science

August 15, 2022 3:21 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/external-news/thumbnail-images/nps-fuelsmgmt-yose-5-2021-bynps-sm.jpg?itok=DeSNR5We In many Indigenous communities, people have long made careful use of burns to promote forest health. But the Western view saw fire as inherently bad. On the Fond du Lac Reservation of Lake Superior Chippewa, this resulted in a curbing of burns. Nowadays, Tribes are reclaiming traditional ecological knowledge they were prohibited…

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My Experience Interning for Interior’s Office of Wildland Fire

August 12, 2022 7:35 pm Source: https://www.doi.gov/sites/doi.gov/files/styles/featured_image/public/blog-post/thumbnail-images/abby-sherwood-wh-2022-2-sm.jpg?itok=sIzoUgDO Abigail Sherwood, an intern with the University of Montana’s Demmer Scholars Program, shares her experience with Interior’s Office of Wildland Fire. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Agriculture and Farming (1) Air Conditioning (2) Air Pollution (2) air-quality (1) Alaska (2) Albuquerque (NM) (1) animals…

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Fire Safety Industry Transitions Focus from Wildfire Suppression to Proactive Prevention

August 11, 2022 7:32 pm Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/08/11/fire-safety-industry-transitions-focus-from-wildfire-suppression-to-proactive-prevention/ Key Takeaways from the 2022 Wildfire Prevention Summit By Wes Bolsen The Western Fire Chiefs Association hosted its second annual Wildfire Prevention Summit earlier this year, and Perimeter Solutions proudly served as the Platinum Sponsor for the event, which examined the current wildfire situation and the critical need for those involved in…

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Wildland Firefighter Killed by Falling Tree in OR Big Swamp Fire

August 11, 2022 7:08 pm Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/08/11/wildland-firefighter-killed-by-falling-tree-in-or-big-swamp-fire/ OAKRIDGE, Ore. (AP) — A firefighter who was hit by a falling tree while battling a wildfire near Oakridge, Oregon has died of his injuries, authorities said Thursday. Collin Hagan, who was with the Craig Interagency Hot Shots from Colorado, died Wednesday of injuries he sustained while working on the Big Swamp…

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National Park Service Fire Lookout, 74, Killed When McKinney (CA) Fire Overruns Her

August 10, 2022 9:26 pm Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/08/10/national-park-service-fire-lookout-74-killed-when-mckinney-ca-fire-overruns-her/ Kathy Shoopman, 74, the Buckhorn fire lookout at the Klamath National Forest died Friday in the McKinney fire. Shoopman began her service as a fire lookout in 1974 and served faithfully to the end. Even as sheriff’s deputies and her supervisor urged her to evacuate, Shoopman stayed at her post, declining to…

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‘Gone in 30 Seconds’ – Shingle Springs (CA) Loses Two Rigs in Wildfire at Six Rivers National Forest

August 10, 2022 7:11 pm Source: https://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/2022/08/10/gone-in-30-seconds-shingle-springs-ca-loses-two-rigs-in-wildfire-at-six-rivers-national-forest/ The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Tribal Fire Department lost two rigs when fire burning at Six Rivers National Forest overran the vehicles Monday. The crew from El Dorado County had parked the rigs what they thought was a safe distance from the fire, but a shift brough flames racing up…

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Dry lightning sparks some of the most destructive and costly wildfires in California

August 8, 2022 8:21 pm Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/08/220808162124.htm Researchers have developed the first long-term climatology of dry lightning — lightning which occurs with less than 2.5mm of rainfall — in central and northern California. Get The Mitagator The Mitagator™ Fire Mitigation Tool USD $119.99 USD $99.99 Categories Agriculture and Farming (1) Air Conditioning (2) Air Pollution (2) air-quality (1) Alaska…

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