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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Freelancers and Fellowships: A Path for Growth

    ... seminars on wildfires and devoted time to learning about wildfire in the West. The day he returned home to Phoenix was the day 19 men ...

    cmacdonald - 10/07/2014 - 16:40

  9. News Futures 2014: How Many Ways Will Climate Make News?

    ... seemed to be missing the tax incentives for second homes in wildfire zones or Congressional reluctance to use flood insurance costs to urge ...

    cmacdonald - 10/06/2014 - 15:20

  10. 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