Wildfire

Drought conditions increase the risk of wildfires. Check the U.S. Forest Service for a map of current large incidents. Wildfire Basics Introduction Wildfire is a naturally occurring phenomenon with some…


National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters Drought and Wildfire Taskforce

Steve Cain, EDEN Homeland Security Project Director is chairing the NVOAD (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) Drought and Wildfire Taskforce. The taskforce is charged with identifying problems and opportunities,…


Wildfires

wildfires. Learn wildfire basics and review additional resources by visiting EDEN’s Fire (Wildfire) topic page and eXtension’s Wildfire Information Network (eWIN). Damage left behind by wildfire is difficult to comprehend….


EDEN Supports Drought-Impacted States

As wildfires erupted, a heat wave settled in, and drought conditions expanded across the United States, Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) delegates collaborated to keep the EDEN Fire (Wildfire), Heat…


Webinars

…From Wildfire Presented by Scott Cotton July 2016 What can you do to prepare your farm or ranch for wildfire? Scott Cotton, University of Wyoming Extension, discusses steps that you…


Washington Wildfires Wreaking Woe

…business continue operating during fruit harvest season. These responses demonstrate that even during periods of drought and wildfires, human hearts can contain bottomless wellsprings of compassion and hope. –Submitted by…


Drought

Wildfire/Drought EDEN- eXtension EDEN Wildfire pages EDEN Heatwave page Types of Drought According to the Glossary of Meteorology, a drought is a “period of abnormally dry weather sufficiently prolonged for…


Weather Wednesday – When the Smoke Gets in your Skies

…Nearly all of the wildfires have been caused by lightning. As we approach the July 4th holiday, please keep those fireworks under control and don’t contribute to any new wildfires….


Meet a Delegate Monday: Andy Vestal

wildfires; there were over 32,000 in the state, and dozens were 50,000 acres or greater; over 3 million acres burnt. Our Livestock Supply Points and CEA strike teams were again…