A seasoned Forest Service firefighter remembers Colorado's South Canyon Fire and the lives lost in it 16 years ago.
by Mary Emerick,
Jun 11, 2010
Sen. Larry Craig’s suggestion that New
Orleans’ 9th Ward be restored as a wetland may represent a
newfound respect for the power of nature and the limits of the
human ability to control it
by Rocky Barker,
Nov 14, 2005
In Scorched Earth, journalist Rocky
Barker describes firsthand the chaos and consequences of the
by Gary Wockner,
Nov 28, 2005
A second-generation forest ranger considers how fire prevention and climate change are affecting the forests he once roamed with his father.
by Frank Carroll,
Apr 17, 2012
Controversial new studies question the conventional wisdom on Western ponderosa forests and the severity of their historic wildfires.
by Emily Guerin,
Sep 26, 2012
An abandoned campfire is apparently to blame for the inferno now consuming the mountains outside Flagstaff, Ariz.
by Robyn Slayton-Martin,
Jun 29, 2010
This season’s wildfires are caused by three things: Climate change-induced
drought, bureaucratic blindness and old-fashioned human folly.
by William deBuys,
Jun 30, 2011
Lincoln Bramwell looks back on years of firefighting and
concludes that it’s just not a good idea for people to keep
building houses in forests.
by Lincoln Bramwell,
Nov 26, 2007
by Alan S. Kesselheim,
Feb 04, 2008
In his richly illustrated book Boy Wonder & the Big
Burns, Montana photographer Chris Peterson finds beauty in the
aftermath of fire – and in his relationship with his autistic
by Ray Ring,
Mar 17, 2008