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Wildfire: Indian Fire at 40% Containment

The Indian Fire is now at 40% containment. To help users understand exactly where the fire is located as well as the trail closures, see the image above. 13 more words

Golden Trout Wilderness

Second suspicious wildfire in less than 24 hours at West Kelowna canyon

West Kelowna RCMP and fire investigators are very concerned following a second suspicious wildfire in Glen Canyon Regional Park within a 24 hour period.

“Our fire investigator is here at the scene with the RCMP,” West Kelowna Fire Chief Jason Brolund said. 361 more words


Today in disaster resilience (18 August 2017)

Please find below links to recent news about some aspects of disaster resilience…

Recent emergencies/disasters

Sierra Leone – Over 300 Dead After Mudslide and Floods in Freetown… 915 more words


Grizzly Peak trail system reopens

Closure signs and caution tape are no longer at the Grizzly Peak trailhead or its tributary trails. The Bureau of Land Management Medford District and the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District have decided the area is now safe for public access. 6 more words

Mail Tribune

Oregon National Guard heads to wildfire near Crater Lake

Spc. Alex Beall, an Oregon National Guard member from Medford who fought in the war in Afghanistan, is being deployed along with more than 100 fellow guard members to take on a different foe: A wildfire at iconic Crater Lake. 37 more words

Mail Tribune

wild fire

it’s the worst fire season in BC ever, more than 800,000 hectares burned this year. I took these photos about 90 km from our place. I went with my brother the logger. 20 more words


Can property rights fight forest fires and facilitate conservation?

Forests have long been hotspots (pardon the pun) for environmental conflict because so much of their use is determined politically. In the United States, for instance, many economic uses of forests cannot proceed until running the gamut of environmental study, permitting, and litigation. 511 more words

Libertarian Environmentalism