The connection between bark beetle outbreaks and Western forest fires is more complicated than it might appear.
by Gail Wells,
May 14, 2012
It’s a basic fact of Western life that fire rarely behaves the way we want it to.
by Paul Larmer,
Oct 16, 2011
Wildfires cannot be entirely prevented by logging or anything else, but small-scale prescribed burns can help make them less destructive.
by Roy Keene and Tim Hermach,
Jun 20, 2011
In the quest for the ultimate firefighting machine, the BLM in Nevada has turned to some very big, very strange, and very foreign vehicles.
by Matt Jenkins ,
Sep 02, 2008
The West's inevitable wildfires have a terrible beauty.
by Michael Wolcott,
Sep 23, 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