Wildlands Fire in the American West – The New Fire Realities

The fireline.It comes as no surprise to anyone living in the American West that wildlands fire is a major issue. Sally Mauk, of Montana Public Radio, recently interviewed wildlands fire expert Tom Zimmerman about the new realities of wildlands firefighting. As Ms. Mauk noted in her introduction to Mr. Zimmerman:

In over three decades of fighting fire, studying fire and crafting fire management policy, Tom Zimmerman has seen a lot of changes in fire behavior and control. Zimmerman has worked with fire for the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the U.S Forest Service – and most recently, at the  National Interagency Fire Center in Boise.

Listen to the interview podcast at this link: Wildlands Firefighting