User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-National
Category: Land Management :: Fire
Last updated: Oct 14 2019 09:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Decker fire flares despite cold night temps, forcing federal forest officials to pull back 755 firefighters 14.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A 7,326-acre wildfire sparked by lightning in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness more than a month ago flared up Sunday, spreading despite freezing night temperatures, forcing new evacuations near towns along the Arkansas River and emitting smoky particulate plumes that raised health concerns.
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25 homes, more than 4,700 acres burn in Saddleridge fire near Los Angeles 12.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"This is a very dynamic fire," Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas said Friday morning . Some 100,000 people are under mandatory evacuation orders.
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Can we use nature to mitigate wildfire risk? 11.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
As wildfire season heightens, The Nature Conservancy is developing and implementing a new strategy to fight back.
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Wildfires a massive threat to California's progress in cutting greenhouse gases, report says 8.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

California will blow past its 2030 climate target unless it more than triples the pace of greenhouse gas reductions to about 4.5% annually, according to a report released Tuesday by a San Francisco think tank.

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Denver weather: Snow is coming — but until then, enjoy summer temps 8.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The dry, warm weather will make an abrupt u-turn on Wednesday night and into Thursday, when a strong storm system and cold front will bring snow and cold temperatures to large swaths of the state.
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Fire weather watch issued for L.A. and Ventura counties starting Thursday morning 8.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Oxnard say Santa Ana winds will create fire weather danger on Thursday and Friday.

Intense Forest Fires Threaten to Derail Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation 7.10.2019 WRI Stories
Intense Forest Fires Threaten to Derail Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation Comments|Add Comment|PrintMany farmers in Indonesia use slash-and-burn methods to clear land for agriculture. Photo by Wakx/Flickr Indonesia’s forest fires have made headlines globally over the past few weeks. This year’s forest fires have affected millions of people. Schools have closed in some areas due to unsafe levels of air pollution, while many people are suffering from respiratory illnesses. The haze... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Colorado wildfire update: Crews battle growing Decker, Middle Mamm fires 7.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado firefighters continue to battle the Decker and Middle Mamm fires through dry conditions and low humidity, with the Decker fire growing an additional 200 acres Saturday.
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Denver weather: Sunny and warm, with critical fire danger in the mountains 5.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver residents should see plenty of sun and warm temperatures on Saturday, but low humidity and gusty winds have put large swaths of the state under critical fire danger.
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Brazil had a plan to stop the Amazon's destruction. Here's how it failed 4.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Cattle ranching continues to be the top cause of deforestation.

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Sprinklers and gadgets won't save your home from a wildfire. What your neighbor does might 3.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Elaborate sprinkler systems could be a waste of money in protecting your home from wildfire. A better strategy, experts say, is to team up with neighbors to fireproof your entire community.

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Decker wildfire south of Salida forces evacuations in Chaffee County 2.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Decker Fire south of Salida forced evacuations Wednesday morning as it continues to grow.
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Denver weather: Fog and drizzle likely early Wednesday, with sunny skies forecast in the city, continued fire danger in the mountains 2.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
More fog and drizzle are expected early Wednesday in Denver and in the plains, making way for sunny skies later in the day, according to the National Weather Service.
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Denver weather: Cooler temperatures, rain drizzle forecast in the city, with high fire danger continuing in the mountains 1.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Cooler weather with drizzle and fog expected Tuesday across the foothills and plains doesn't mean Colorado is out of the woods just yet -- fire danger remains high in the mountains and Red Flag warnings in effect.
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Denver weather: Hot and dry conditions expected Thursday in Denver with elevated fire danger in the mountains 26.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A hot, dry and windy day is expected Thursday in Denver, according to the National Weather Service.
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Colorado wildfire update: Bald Mountain fire in Jeffco 100% contained, Decker fire burning beetle-kill trees 24.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
It's the first day of fall, and while this summer was relatively quiet on the wildfire front in Colorado, there are a few still burning across the state.
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Bolivia is fighting major forest fires nearly as large as those in Brazil 22.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Firefighters, troops and volunteers have been working for the past two months to put out some of the worst wildfires in the country's recent history.
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Author Naomi Klein on the opportunity of multiple lifetimes: fighting the climate emergency 21.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
In her new book, the writer and activist urges us to take this chance to create a clean economy and save both humanity and its only home.
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Bald Mountain Fire in Jefferson County stable overnight, U.S. 6 to remain closed today 21.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Bald Mountain Fire did not grow overnight and remains at about 25 acres, authorities said Saturday morning. U.S. 6 remains closed Saturday.
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Small wildfire in Clear Creek Canyon near Golden forces closure of U.S. 6 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The fire involves about an acre, and no structures are known to be threatened at this time.
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