Wildland Fire

Wildland Fire

As wildfires rage across the west for another year, and the word “unprecedented” seems to lose its meaning, now is the time to pause and consider what the cost of all this is.

Both the House and Senate remain in recess until early September. This policy update includes a summary of several bills - introduced earlier this summer - that may be of interest to CWSF members. 

CWSF recently added one pagers for each of our five issue areas. These one pagers are available in our publications library and are also accessible on each issue web page. 

Read July's legislative and policy updates from CWSF's Policy Director. 

Yesterday, Chief Ken Pimlott, California State Forester and Director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), and member of the Council of Western State Foresters (CWSF) and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), testified at the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing in Washington D.C. 

The following blog post features CWSF's legislative and policy updates from June 2016. 

Read May highlights from our Executive Director Caitlyn Pollihan.