Jefferson Exchange | June 9, 2014 | 8:00
10:10 am
Mon June 9, 2014

National Wildland Fire Strategy

2013's Jenny Fire burns down toward the Rogue River.
Credit PNW #2 IMTeam
George McKinley explains the national strategy on wildfire.

Wildland fires grab our attention and headlines easily. 

They seem to get bigger and more numerous every year. 

But away from the headlines, work has quietly been underway to develop a broad strategy for approaching fires and their causes. 

The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy ordered by Congress five years ago was recently released. 

We hear details of the strategy and its implementation.



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