Tag Archives: U.S. Forest Service

Playing with Fire

Behind the scenes with smokejumpers     U.S. Forest Service – A personal behind the scenes look at what Smokejumpers encounter from the locker room to a live fire on the forest ground.

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Invasive Grasses Fueling Wildfires Across the U.S.

The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.     Emily Fusco University of Massachusetts Amherst (THE CONVERSATION) The Santa Ana winds that help drive fall and winter wildfires in California have ...

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Park Service Starts Prescribed Burns at Manassas Battlefield

Fires planned for about 75 acres     MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — The National Park Service has launched a series of controlled fires at Manassas National Battlefield. The park service says the burns are designed to restore views at the ...

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Entiat Hotshots 2019

A look at this year’s fire season work     Entiat IHC Crew Media – 2019 Entiat Hotshots The Entiat Interagency Hotshot Crew is a 20-person wildland fire fighting crew governed by the US Department of Agriculture, US Forest Service, ...

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Tatanka Hotshots Crew Video

South Dakota hotshots     Charred N. Gray – Thanks fellas. Be safe this year. See you around. Thumb wrestling vid courtesy of Lolo. I don’t own the rights to any of the music. The Black Hills National Forest is ...

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Snake River Hotshots 2019 Wildfire Season

A look back with Snake River IHC     Isaac Coy The Snake River Hotshots are a Type I Interagency Hotshot Crew dedicated to wildland fire suppression. The crew is stationed in Pocatello, Idaho. In December 2014, the Snake River ...

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Hotshot Bootcamp

A look at becoming a Golden Eagles hotshot     Andrew Oliveros – This 22-minute documentary movie short goes deep into the wildland fire academy’s militaristic training methods and Marine Corps style of hardcore discipline to motivate young fire trainees. ...

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Forest at Famed Idaho Ski Area Faces Wildfires, Insects

USFS concerned about health of Bald Mountain     By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The forest in and around one of the nation’s top ski destinations is in trouble from an ongoing combination of unusually warm ...

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