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National Forests  

Women Forged by Fire: Sara Knapp

by Dayle Wallien

This post is part of a series that is a companion to the feature article in Your National Forests Summer/Fall 2017. Get to know the women featured in the article a bit more through this series. Read more…

National Forests  

Women Forged by Fire: Molly Day

by Dayle Wallien

This post is part of a series that is a companion to the feature article in Your National Forests Summer/Fall 2017. Get to know the women featured in the article a bit more through this series. Read more…

Conservation, Treasured Landscapes  

Cross Boundary Fire Adaptation: Tahoe Basin Field Exchange

by Forest Schafer, Allison Jolley

The Lake Tahoe Basin (basin), the location of the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network’s 2017 annual workshop, is the epitome of a multi-jurisdictional landscape. At just over 200,000 acres, it covers portions of two states, five counties and seven local fire protection districts (FPDs). Different laws, policies, funding sources and stakeholders with common interests, but often competing priorities, create a complex socio-political landscape. Read more…

Recreation  

Five Safety Tips for the 2017 Solar Eclipse

by Greg M. Peters

This summer’s solar eclipse will be an experience you won’t want to miss. Some of the best viewing spots for this exciting event are our very own National Forests and Grasslands! Viewing this year’s Total Solar Eclipse is a great family activity, but you should take a few precautions. Read more…

National Forests  

Gifford Pinchot, “The ABC of Conservation”

by Char Miller

NFF friend and author, Char Miller, recently released a new book, Gifford Pinchot: Selected Writings (2017). Here he offers a sample of one of the essays featured in this newly released collection. Read more…