What is also needed are key changes to current policy and suppression strategies that are crippling our country's initial response system. Here are five changes that would make a big difference.
This report summarizes the research approach and results and should be of interest to Forest Service officials and others who are concerned with ensuring that the nation's wildfire-fighting capabilities are maintained in an efficient and cost-effective way.
The National Association of Forest Service Retirees (NAFSR) is dedicated to sustaining the Forest Service mission and adapting to today's and tomorrow’s challenges.
Wildland fire suppression costs of the United States Forest Service have risen from $1 billion USD in the fire season of 2012 to $4.5 billion today.