This is a digest of selected news and media that emerged over the last week related to wildfire emergencies, recovery efforts, and resilience building efforts in the American West.
From KOBI-TV NBC5 | March 17, 2022
Two eighth graders at Talent Middle School, are getting a head start in their journalism careers, covering a story that has impacted them personally-how wildfire impacted their lives.
From Jefferson Public Radio, by Brian Bull | March 14, 2022
Oregon homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by the 2020 wildfires can get financial help through a state and multi-county partnership.
From Purdue University, by Kayla Wiles | March 15, 2022
Purdue University professor and his students help guide communities by decontaminating water systems to help lead to faster economic recovery
From azcentral, by Amaris Encinas | March 17, 2022
With warm temperatures just around the corner, fire officials, said it is hard to say whether Arizona's wildfire season will be more intense than it was last year.
From Patch, by Bay City News, News Partner | March 18, 2022
Cal Fire, local fire districts and other agencies in San Mateo County have sped up projects to reduce the threat of wildfires.
From Daily Camera, by Annie Mehl | March 16, 2022
University of Colorado Boulder researchers decided to find out if wildfires are becoming more prevalent and expand quality of research available to scientists
From Inside Climate News, by Bob Berwyn | March 17, 2022
New research warns that wildfire emissions could unravel progress made under the Montreal Protocol to shrink atmospheric ozone holes.
From BBC News, by Matt McGrath | March 18, 2022
The dense plumes of wildfire smoke seen in recent years are contributing to the warming of the Arctic, say scientists.
From Plumas News, by Dr. Gina Johnston | March 16, 2022
2021 water quality report for Lake Almanor analyzes changes in temperature, oxygen concentration, electrical conductivity, transparency and pH, as well as plankton types and population density.
From Daily Camera, by Deborah Swearingen | March 18, 2022
Visiting District Judge Stephen Howard intends to issue a written order by March 30 that determines whether Boulder County violated Colorado’s Open Meetings Law when selecting a contractor to lead its Marshall Fire debris removal program.
From Daily Camera, by Deborah Swearingen | March 17, 2022
The Boulder County Commissioners unanimously approved the Article 19 regulations, meant to streamline the process for unincorporated county residents looking to rebuild after the Marshall Fire.
From The Sacramento Bee, by Michael McGough | March 18, 2022
According to new data, two of California’s largest wildfire incidents in 2021 cost fire agencies more than $500 million apiece to suppress, and a third cost more than a quarter-million dollars to fight
From Bloomberg, by Joe Carroll | March 20, 2022
The worst wildfire in Texas history expanded by more than 20% as new blazes were sparked and spread by strong gusts blowing across parched fields and forests.