The Rising Cost of Wildfire Operations

The Rising Cost of Wildfire OperationsThe US Department of Agriculture has published an interesting report that documents the growth over the past 20 years of the portion of the Forest Service’s budget that is dedicated to fire, and the debilitating impact those rising costs are having on the recreation, restoration, planning, and other activities of the Forest Service. Read the report here.

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Molly Shepherd is the Co-Chairperson of the Fire Mitigation Committee and a past President of the NFLA.