Before the Fire: Resilience Projects
BUILDING RESILIENCE BEFORE DISASTER STRIKES
Our BEFORE THE FIRE programs are grounded in the belief that RESILIENCE against fire is the best way to MITIGATE fire risk & RECOVER better.
There is much work to be done to build strong models and innovative tools for ECONOMIC, ENVIRONMENTAL and COMMUNITY resilience.
Ranchland, Cattle and Wildfire: A Report from the Rancher’s Wildfire Field Day
Early on a Friday morning the drive up the winding road to the UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center (SFREC) took me past lush pastures and tangled oak trees.…
After the Fire Delegation Zooms to DC to Meet with Electeds Regarding Wildfire
During the fall of 2021, After the Fire hosted an ongoing virtual advocacy delegation of local elected officials, non-profit leaders, and community members to meet with our country’s senators and…
North Bay Area’s Two New Firefighter Workforce Training Programs May Create More Promising Career Pathways for Future Firefighters
by Emily Irving After a downward surge of projected careers in the firefighting industry, there is a dire need to bring in a new generation of future firefighters. But with…
The wildfire firefighting workforce: Is there a scarcity of trained firefighters to meet current needs?
by Emily Irving It is a worry some may not want to think about. The 2021 fire season has already led to three of the largest California wildfires on record.…
National Preparedness Month: Creating Defensible Space
Defensible space diagram by CALFIRE With the increase in fires in the West, chances are a wildfire may come near your home. It is your responsibility to prepare and maintain…
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