forest fire

  • One – or two? – steps towards a common preparedness

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    The “Nordiska nätverket för skogs- och vegetationsbrand” connects experts in forest fire with government officials from the different Nordic countries. The last meeting were well-attended and pointed out various needs for cooperation across the national borders. / SNS
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  • Finland has little to offer for firefighters in California, USA – though not quite nothing

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The widely noticed statement by Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, praising Finland’s skilled forestry has been overshadowed by his including the word “raking”. Finns have indeed invested greatly in forest fire prevention, but this does not mean that their experience could be useful under such different circumstances as those in California. / Finnish Forest Association
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  • The notified area of final felling increased sharply after the forest fires of the summer

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The notified area of final felling in September increased by 78 percent in region South of Northern Sweden (Södra Norrland), compared to the same month last year, according to latest monthly statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency .The main reason for the increase is the forests in fire-damaged areas of the summer are now notified area of final felling in September. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Fire season nears in Australia – we should take heed

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Aborigines’ fire management skills should be integrated into Victoria’s fire-fighting planning to complement fuel reduction burning, according to the state’s forestry experts. / Timberbiz
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  • Prescribed Fire in Forests

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The very foundation of fire ecology is based on the premise that wildland fire is neither innately destructive nor in the best interest of every forest. / About.com Forestry
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  • Prescribed Fire in Forests

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Change by fire is biologically necessary to maintain many healthy ecosystems in fire-loving plant communities and resource managers have learned to use fire to cause changes in plant and animal communities to meet their objectives. / About.com Forestry
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