6/6/2016 11:22:00 AM
The second of a two-part series which recounts our experience with the terror of forest fires and how we survived them.
3/28/2016 9:16:00 AM
Wildfire is our greatest threat living in the mountains with all the dead vegetation and dead trees providing fuel. Here in Southern Colorado, where population density is less and forest growth is thick, sensible people plan ahead to mitigate wildfire risk. Plan ahead with these tips for wildfire mitigation.
9/30/2015 9:28:00 AM
Drones can be used to survey areas to develop more accurate maps. They can be equipped with heat sensors and used in search and rescue at far less cost than putting people out there searching for those lost. This post counts the beneficial uses of drones, or airborne robots.
9/7/2015 10:15:00 AM
Emergency preparedness is a necessary part of any well-functioning homestead. Here's what an Idaho family learned when a fire started less than a 1/4 mile away.
9/7/2015 9:17:00 AM
The author struggles to find foods to preserve for her family this year after drought and wildfire affected their gardening and foraging opportunities.
2/2/2015 9:29:00 AM
We use the winter to mitigate our wildfire exposure as opposed to the summer when we are involved with other needed tasks.
8/11/2014 10:06:00 AM
The fire moon shows up every year when the forest fires start up. Maggie Bonham has some recommendations for preparing to evacuate with animals.
6/27/2013 11:29:00 AM
Taking personal responsibility for private-property protection in light of ongoing climate change and the hazards associated with same.
12/30/2012 2:49:19 PM
A good idea that could work for wildfire mitigation.
12/12/2012 4:41:54 PM
Throughout the West, drought has led to a massive increase in wildfires, threatening the grass-fed beef industry in the U.S.
8/3/2012 1:54:12 PM
A contribution for wildfire mitigation.
7/16/2012 3:26:31 PM
How our community has planned ahead for wildfire contingencies.
7/13/2012 11:33:59 AM
How we have taken measures to mitigate and reduce our wildfire exposure.
6/25/2012 10:33:38 AM
Protect your home and yourself by making your property Firewise! Here are explanations on how to think of your property in zones and additional tips for protecting your home property.
4/2/2012 2:25:20 PM
We wade through deep snow to trim limbs and cut dead trees and nothing goes to waste.
3/25/2012 5:08:15 PM
How we prepared out homestead for the best wildfire prevention possible.