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  1. Homeowners Facing Financial Pressure to Reduce Wildfire Risk

    ... on a case-by-case basis to assess their potential risk from wildfire damage, which can cost hundreds of millions, even billions, of ... State Farm:  Kip Diggs,  309-766-8188;  Wildfire Precautions. Allstate Insurance Co. is taking some similar ...

    admin - 12/23/2008 - 15:31

  2. Text of SEJ Letter to Senators Re Sportmen's Act Impact on Public Lands Reporting

    ... need a permit and a two-day waiting period to report on a wildfire racing across a National Forest unit. As currently drafted, Section ...

    cmacdonald - 07/09/2014 - 12:54

  3. Wildfire a Key to Local Environmental Stories

    ... As seasonal weather gets hotter and record droughts persist, wildfire will continue to be a major story in many media markets. A large part of the job of covering wildfire (like the job of fighting it) can be done in the off-season. But ...

    cmacdonald - 06/29/2011 - 23:12

  4. Adaptation Snapshots

    ... Location: Yarnell Hill, Ariz. Project type: Wildfire adaptation Following the disastrous Yarnell Hill wildfire that earlier this summer killed 19 firefighters and affected more than ...

    cmacdonald - 12/07/2013 - 16:59

  5. Wildfire Mitigation Work Continues This Spring

    March 30, 2011 Wildfire season has already begun in many locations around the country. Some of ... out or removes dense tree stands, making them less prone to wildfire, or at least easier to control when they do burn. Prescribed burns and ...

    cmacdonald - 04/07/2011 - 08:05

  6. Federal Crystal Ball Predicts Numerous Wildfire Hotspots

    ... careless people, or arson). That makes longer-term wildfire predictions somewhat tenuous. Nonetheless, they can provide a heads-up ... National Interagency Fire Center maintains an ongoing set of wildfire forecasts, covering time periods ranging from daily to the full ...

    admin - 05/13/2009 - 20:51

  7. Projects in 12 States Share Wildfire Funding

    ... Fifty-five projects designed to help reduce wildfire hazards and reclaim burned lands are sharing $15 million of the Dept. ... among 12 states, was announced May 21, 2009. With the wildfire season heating up, this funding could be of substantial interest in ...

    admin - 06/10/2009 - 09:24

  8. Traveling Florida’s Lost Wildlife Highways

    ... the careful negotiation of an Air Force bombing range,and a wildfire that would force them to detour as they neared their ultimate ...

    cmacdonald - 02/12/2014 - 16:32

  9. Long-Term Drought Continues in Many Areas

    ... 24, 2007. National Interagency Fire Center:  Seasonal wildfire outlook,  as well as updated operational info on working fires. ...

    admin - 01/02/2009 - 12:14

  10. SEJ Offers Resources for Covering Summer Stories

    ... there are some great resources for covering them. WILDFIRE is a local environmental story in many parts of the country at this ... Another good place to start is the Journalist's Toolbox on Wildfire in SEJ's Web Library. EXTREME HEAT is currently hammering much ...

    cmacdonald - 07/20/2011 - 23:24