Fanning the Flames: Common Ground, Divided Practices
A breakdown of why the U.S. Forest Service and Cal Fire go about combating wildfires differently, and the legislative attempt to get both agencies on the same page.
Smart Tech Tamps Down Obstacles to Forest wildfire Hardening
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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’
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!
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?