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California Field Course: Yosemite to the Sierra Nevada

The CGES California field course finally ended today, after an excellent 10 days encompassing several sites within Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada. 

We’ve been lucky enough to get a real taste of the diverse environments that California has to offer, from the searing deserts near Bishop’s Tuff to the geothermal springs and salt flats near Crowley Lake, to ancient Bristlecone Pines in Inyo County, descended Mammoth Mountain and explored the world-famous Yosemite, with views of the stunning El Capitan and Half-Dome. 1,035 more words

#PinchotFire Update | AZ | Sept 24 2016

Thank you for following this fire and us!


  • Started 8/29/2016
  • Lightning caused
  • Located 8.5. mi SE of Clints Well in the Dick Hart Ridge area…
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DNR now accepting applications for wildfire fuel reduction work; grants up to $15,000 offered

If you live in a Firewise Community or plan to become a Firewise Community, we have grant funding for you.

The Washington Firewise Community Fuel Mitigation grant is intended to encourage community members to work together on reducing their risks to wildfire using… 293 more words


Soberanes Fire, Day 64, 9/23/16

7:30 pm – for Jen Croft of the USFS for Air Quality: “As requested, we wanted to share the heads up that these favorable NNE winds will provide a great opportunity for the firing operations to resume along the SE corner tomorrow. 163 more words

2016 Fire Season

Multiple Base Fires | CA | Sep 22 2016

Vandenberg AFB, California


Incident Summary:  A wildfire broke out on the Vandenberg Air Force Base-South Base on September 17th @ 1730 hours (PDT) from an unknown cause that is being thoroughly investigated. 135 more words

Soberanes Fire | CA | Sep 22 2016

Incident Summary:   A long-burning fire has been scorching thousands acres of pristine lands along with destroying almost a hundred structures and causing millions of dollars in firefighting suppression efforts. 144 more words

Vandenberg Wildfire Status: 70% Contained, One Fatality

A sad update on the Vandenberg wildfire: although crews as of this morning had the fire 70% contained, it has now claimed its first victim.  Well, not directly.   119 more words