Fire and Forest: A system that lasts …

We at the council are looking for a fire safe future that endures. In more popular terms, we seek a sustainable future, one that...

Fire and Forest: New directions …

2011 was a very good year for the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council. The money came late for our grant to help homeowners with...

Fire and Forest: Good Fire Chiefs …

In addition to a breathtaking mountain and an excellent Fire Safe Council, I am grateful for extremely competent fire professionals who make it possible...

Fire and Forest: Fewer dollars …

What will happen to federal support for homeowner fire abatement? Judging from the words of U.S. Forest Service’s Director of Fire and Aviation Management...

Fire and Forest: Fire budgets and reality …

Texas has had a terrible fire season. The state has been in a multi-year draught, and this year set a record for low rainfall....

Fire and Forest: The fire fee …

Town Crier readers will have noticed that the State Board of Forestry ruled on Aug. 22 that the Legislature approved fire fee was to...

Fire and Forest: Arizona fire, Woodies, grant help …

The most interesting news of the month regarding the focus of this column is the lesson of the Wallow Fire that burned earlier this...

Fire and Forest: Our vision and mission

A grantor recently asked us for our strategic plan. Since we have never done a formal strategic plan, we decided this was a good...
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