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Governor Ducey Signs Legislation To Promote Forest Health And Prevent Wildfires

Program Will Expand Post-Release Opportunities For Those Serving Time Arizona will have more boots on the ground to prevent wildfires under a bill signed today by Governor Doug Ducey. The legislation creates a new partnership, employing Arizona inmates to clear forests of debris. The program is a win-win: forests will be healthier and inmates will

State

Burned acreage up sharply, as Arizona 2020 wildfire season winds down

The acreage torched by wildfires in Arizona was up sharply this year, but fire officials said it was still not a particularly bad season in terms of lives lost and structures burned in the blazes. The 2020 wildfire season had burned just under 955,000 acres as of Wednesday, according to the Arizona Department of Forestry

Opinion

Opinion: Experts Throw Water on the ‘Record Wildfires’ Story

Have the California wildfires of 2020 “set a record,” as state officials report? Only if you don’t look back too far. What some are calling “unfathomable” today was commonplace in California’s past — and helps explain why America’s West Coast has a forestry management problem. On Sunday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection,

Opinion

Opinion: Wildfires – Point / Counterpoint

Point: Wildfires Prove There Is No Time for Delay in Rejecting Fossil Fuels Hannah Sohl | InsideSources.com  In southern Oregon, we have been living with the effects of climate change for years. Our summers are hotter, drier and increasingly smoky due to wildfires. Smoke has shut down performances at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and endangered the

Opinion

Opinion: The Real Wildfire Story Isn’t the Climate Tale You’ve Been Told

As a professional meteorologist, I am always happy to discuss and debate what’s happening to our world’s weather. But I am disappointed when advocates for a political viewpoint weaponize weather events to push an agenda. We see it nearly every year with hurricane season, in part I suspect because every two years it coincides with

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