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  • We thought we were safe

    Gordon Gregory watched the house he’d spent four years building go up in flames, then had to flee a rental home when another fire bore down on him and his family near the smoky town of Paradise.

  • We thought we were safe

    California fire victim barely escapes

  • The BLM plays with fire in Oregon

    Pepper Trail says the BLM’s preferred alternative for an Oregon forest will only increase the risk of wildfire.

  • The War on Wildfire

    President Bush says the Healthy Forests Restoration Act and Initiative were needed to fight wildfire, but several years into the new rules, critics question whether the changes they brought were helpful or even necessary

  • Life rises from the ashes, in the form of a humble toad

    Ecologist Charlie Crisafulli has spent twenty-five years studying life on Mount St. Helens, especially the boreal toad, which is in decline almost everywhere else, but thriving at the volcano

  • Fire policy in the form of Smokey and the Bandit

    Ray Ring says California and wildfire are like co-stars in a bad Hollywood movie

  • Searching for the true causes of the West’s fire problems

    Pepper Trail, a wildlife biologist in Oregon, says that this is not the time to log our way out of wildfire threats in the West.

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