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WILDLAND FIRE

The NMFWA Wildland Fire Working Group was created after the 2018 NMFWA meeting in Norfolk VA with the goal of providing a forum for DOD Natural Resources Personnel to share information related to the implementation of wildland fire on DOD installations.


Goals


  • Facilitate communication and information exchange among members of NMFWA interested or involved with wildland fire management programs.

  • Increase awareness and appreciation within DoD of issues related to wildland fire management programs for protection of life, and property, and associated natural resource management.


Objectives


  • Provide regular communication among members of NMFWA interested in wildland fire management programs through various means including meetings and workshops, e-mail discussions, newsletters, and other publications.

  • Promote membership in NMFWA to DOD natural resources professionals interested in wildland fire management programs.

  • Provide information and technical assistance to NMFWA members in the area of wildland fire management programs to include training, updates, and regulations, etc.

  • Make recommendations to the NMFWA Board of Directors for specific actions by NMFWA in the area of fire management and associated natural resource management.

  • Develop draft technical reviews, position statements, and other materials in the area of fire management and associated natural resource management for consideration by the NMFWA Board of Directors.

  • Provide information and technical assistance to government officials, journalists, educators, other organizations, and the general public in the area of fire management and associated natural resource management on military installations.