Reducing Fire Hazard

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By Gloria Erickson, as told to Ashley McFarland. Reposted from Minnesota Women’s Press. See the original article here.
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Lauren Larsen, UW-Madison, Division of Extension

Image credit: Colorado State Forest Service
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This is the first in a series of WOW Entomology publications by Molly Norton Darr and Leonora Pepper. Each publication will highlight a common insect impacting forests in a particular region of the United States, paired with an interview of a woman landowner who has had to address that insect in managing her forest.
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Sat, Mar 20, 2021 - 10:00 am
until 12:00 pm
Is your home ready for the next FIRE?

The ponderosa pine forests of the Black Hills are a fire adapted ecosystem. This makes the question NOT IF a fire will occur, BUT WHEN will the next fire occur.
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It’s important to remember that wildfire season will not be cancelled, even in the time of a global pandemic. Here are some steps you can take to mitigate the risk before the fire happens.
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Whether natural or man-made, fires have always had a hand in shaping the world’s forests.
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What can you do about it? The terms “resilient” has become a favorite of foresters looking to describe what our forests need to become in order to cope with the threat of drought and related stresses.
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Life + LAND is a blog all about helping ladies get a hand on their land. It features articles, landowner tid-bits, women spotlights, and other resources. This blog was created by forester Danielle Atkins, co-founder of the Georgia Forestry Commission's Ladies for their Land program.
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Fri, Apr 12, 2019 - 10:00 am
until 4:30 pm
Are you interested in learning about Forestry Projects, Management Plans, and Legacy Planning?
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On a warm morning in August, several local community members from Ramah, New Mexico gathered at the Old El Morro School Art Gallery for a workshop on Women and Wildfire Home Defense. This beautiful area near the Cibola National Forest in western New Mexico is home to a small artists community, beautiful mountain vistas, and fire adapted ecosystems. Some of the women that showed up included a local restaurant owner, artists, and a local volunteer fire fighter.
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Ponderosa pine forests of the Southwest are home to the native bark beetle. However, human influence, denser forests, and increased temperatures and drought events have led to recent bark beetle outbreaks that threaten the health of ponderosa stands. Where dead trees stand, fire can move as much as three times more rapidly, creating dangerous conditions for firefighters and residents. Restoration treatments can be used to help restore the balance needed in ponderosa pine ecosystems.
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Author:  Nicole Strong, Extension Forester, Deschutes/Crook/Jefferson/Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

 
Article
By Gloria Erickson, as told to Ashley McFarland. Reposted from Minnesota Women’s Press. See the original article here.
Article
Lauren Larsen, UW-Madison, Division of Extension

Image credit: Colorado State Forest Service
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This is the first in a series of WOW Entomology publications by Molly Norton Darr and Leonora Pepper. Each publication will highlight a common insect impacting forests in a particular region of the United States, paired with an interview of a woman landowner who has had to address that insect in managing her forest.
Event
Sat, Mar 20, 2021 - 10:00 am
until 12:00 pm
Is your home ready for the next FIRE?

The ponderosa pine forests of the Black Hills are a fire adapted ecosystem. This makes the question NOT IF a fire will occur, BUT WHEN will the next fire occur.
Article
It’s important to remember that wildfire season will not be cancelled, even in the time of a global pandemic. Here are some steps you can take to mitigate the risk before the fire happens.
Article
Whether natural or man-made, fires have always had a hand in shaping the world’s forests.