Monthly Archives: April 2014

More and Bigger Wildfires

More, bigger wildfires burning western US over last 30 years Date: April 17, 2014 Source: American Geophysical Union Summary: Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years. The total area … Continue reading

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Wildfire Preparedness Meeting

Wildfire Information and Preparedness Meeting for Apache County Residents April 29 Release Date: Apr 18, 2014 Contact(s): Liza Simmons 928-333-4301   Springerville, AZ; April 11, 2014—Local fire departments, the U.S Forest Service, Emergency Preparedness, Public Health, ADEQ and managers of the … Continue reading

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National Trails Day

Walk for the Woods in Pinetop-Lakeside will be held on National Trails Day, June 7.  It’s a  benefit for the White Mountain Nature Center and for Save Our Park, both non-profits.  It will be held at the Nature Center off … Continue reading

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Why homes are lost to wildfire

This Forest Service expert says it’s as much a sociopolitical problem as it is physical. News – April 04, 2014 by Melissa Mylchreest Each year, wildfires claim hundreds of homes throughout the West in what’s known as the wildland-urban interface.  … Continue reading

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