Wildfire Ready?

Wildfire Ready?

“We might be the first generation to grasp our position in, and impact on nature. We might also be the last generation to be able to take action.” These were the striking words of Dr. Mmaphaka Tau, Deputy Director of the National Disaster Management Centre during the...
New WoF Flying Crewmen ready to tackle the challenge

New WoF Flying Crewmen ready to tackle the challenge

Five WOF participants recently graduated as helicopter flying crewmen. Five former Working on Fire (WOF) crew leaders recently graduated, from helitack team members, to flying crewmen (FCs). They are now ready to help improve operational safety by offering much-needed...
No ecosystem on earth is safe from climate change

No ecosystem on earth is safe from climate change

If carbon emissions continue to grow, anyone who works with the land could face ‘unprecedented challenges.’ If climate change continues unabated, nearly every ecosystem on the planet would alter dramatically, to the point of becoming an entirely new biome, according...