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Jeanne Pincha-Tulley

Title: Tahoe National Forest Fire Chief

Company: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service

Location: Nevada City, Calf.

Leadership

Fire! Where are all the hydrants?

One way to irritate your travel companions is to ignore the famous monuments and take photographs of fire hydrants.  Here are my holiday photos from Boston, New York City and Washington DC. 246 more words

Photography

Forest Fire Roundel

Forest Fire Roundel

The forest’s a pyre of crackling heat
bombers are buzzing, flame fighters for hire
glisten black sweat as they hack, spray and beat. 134 more words

Poetry Friday

Time management for engineers

One of the factors most influential in your personal success will you be your time management ability. As an engineer you will have many competing demands on your time. 1,435 more words

Publicity: Smoke Jumper - Jason A. Ramos and Julian Smith

I was in Montana during the Glacier Park fire a couple weeks ago and saw this book front and center at pretty much every bookstore I dropped through. 216 more words

Books

Forestry Friday ... "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"

It’s August in California, with our typical forecast for this time of year, “sunny with 100% chance of SMOKE!” Large forest fires are burning up and down the state. 396 more words

Forestry

Into the Blaze

We have experienced an incredibly dry summer here in the Northwest. I have been reading with great concern about the fires in the Olympic National Park. 380 more words

Mindfulness