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On Fire, launched August 2019, delves into the pervasive issue of catastrophic wildfire through a spectrum of lenses

Smart Tech Tamps Down Obstacles to Forest wildfire Hardening

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Vibrant Planet’s Land Tender software provides an easier way to collaboratively (and quickly) plan for forest treatment, and its first users are in Truckee and the Tahoe Basin.

Debriefing Caldor

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Brutal lessons were learned from the “biggest event” in Lake Tahoe’s recorded history. The takeaway? More fire is coming.

A Walk Toward the Future

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Where policy meets practice. Artist and author Obi Kaufmann and California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot join forces to examine California’s natural future.

Stop, Drop Everything, and Click Here

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Countless resources exist to help you prepare for wildfire, which frankly is downright overwhelming. So our team sifted through the pile and put together a concise list.

Donner Lake Fire Gets Rapid Response

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The quick Donner Lake structure fire containment occurred because local emergency departments are maintaining staff and equipment while also helping on big wildfires.

Defining the End of Caldor and Dixie

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As the Caldor and Dixie fires pour smoke into the Tahoe Basin, every single minute could make or break containment success.

Doing it the Hard Way

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Defensible space is a common way for folks to protect their residences from wildfire, but there are other ways to harden the home and make it more resistant to fire risk.

The Many Dimensions of ‘Fire Hardening’

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Fire is inevitable, but how can we take the sting out of it? Here are numerous creative ways to prepare the landscape and the people living in it.

It’s GO Time!

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Experts say that it’s not a matter of if a wildfire will hit the Tahoe/Truckee region but when. Will you be ready to roll should evacuation orders come down?

Batten Down the Hatches for Potentially Historic Fire Season

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Last year California experienced its worst fire season on record, and this June experts say the table is set for a potentially even more dangerous year to come. What are we in for?