Written by Madeline Van Tassel | November 6th, 2012
Written by Jeremy Bailey | October 10th, 2012
When it comes to fire, there is good fire and bad fire. Good fire restores health to a dying forest, prevents megafires from consuming life and protects our water.
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 Jon Schwedler | February 10th, 2012
Forests in North America are getting some love: the U.S. Forest Service announces it will be increasing the pace of forest conservation over the next three years.
Written by Jon Schwedler | December 28th, 2011
If you lived in the American Southwest, 2011 indeed was the year of fire for you. Why? And more importantly, what can be done?
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | October 7th, 2011
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | September 3rd, 2010
See why Conservancy scientist Patrick McCarthy says similar fires closer to home provided concrete evidence of climate change.
Written by Nicole Levins | August 11th, 2010
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 […]