Written by Jeremy Bailey | March 29th, 2013
From the classroom to nature — college students battle a blizzard to learn about the restorative power of fire along Nebraska’s Niobrara River.
Written by Blane Heumann | April 26th, 2012
In 1962, Dr. Don Lawrence set out to do what never had been done before at the Conservancy: he was going to burn nature to save it.
Written by Brad Parker | June 10th, 2011
The editor of Arizona Highways magazine describes his shock and sorrow at the blaze that’s already consumed some 336,000 acres of forests in the eastern part of the state.
Written by Blane Heumann | September 8th, 2009
Blane Heumann is director of fire management for The Nature Conservancy. On August 26, a controlled burn (also known as a prescribed fire) got away from a federal fire crew in Yosemite National Park. The Big Meadow fire, which was planned to span one day and 91 acres, is being mopped up today after having […]