WUI in the News
Here you can find current news articles about wildland-urban interface issues in the U.S. and abroad. Please note that while Interface South maintains news archives for reference, the links may no longer be active. You may need to contact the source or host website for more information.
Feb 2003 contains 11 News Articles.
NMI observes Wildland Fire Prevention week
Saipan Tribune, MP - 28 Feb 2003
... Diego T. Benavente yesterday during the proclamation of the Wildland Fire Prevention Week at the Governor’s conference room. Chairman ...
Insurance companies may spur tree cutting; Could force action where governments can’t
Prescott Newspapers, AZ - 27 Feb 2003
... Fairbrother will talk about general guidelines for defensible space during todays wildfire town hall sponsored by the Prescott Area Wildland/Urban Interface ...
Apache still at odds with FEMA policies
Indian Country Today, SD - 27 Feb 2003
... The White Mountain tribe has been skeptical of the FEMA policy since the 1999 Rainbow fire, a "Wildland Urban Interface catastrophe" in the heart of the ...
Forest Service defends timber sale
Arizona Daily Sun, AZ - 26 Feb 2003
... The Forest Service should be spending its limited time and resources protecting the many wildland-urban interface communities in Arizona which are at risk ...
Experts meet for nation's first fire forecast
USA Today - 25 Feb 2003
... have grounded 11 of 44 large tanker airplanes used to drop fire retardant and water last year. Two tankers crashed last summer, killing five people. Wildland ...
Fighting fire before it starts
Arizona Daily Sun, AZ - 21 Feb 2003
... Pond, who recently finished a wildland fire course, said he is looking forward to ... from Basic Firefighting and Wildfire Behavior to Fire Operations in the Urban ...
Congressmen seek fire prevention
Ruidoso News, NM - 18 Feb 2003
... treatments. The threat to homes, especially those in wildland/urban interface areas, has become extreme, many in Congress insist. They ...
City weighs disaster outlook
Ukiah Daily Journal, CA - 18 Feb 2003
... According to the plan, "The wildland-urban interface is a matter of great concern in the surrounding foothills." Theoretically, a fast-moving wildfire being ...
La Malfa bill would ease logging rules for fire safety
Enterprise-Record, CA - 18 Feb 2003
... A major question is how the boundaries of urban-wildland interface communities would be defined, said Brobeck, who belongs to the Lassen Forest Preservation ...
Plan could reduce fire threat
Record-Searchlight, CA - 13 Feb 2003
... Healthy Forests Initiative. The president proposes increasing brush-clearing efforts in urban interface areas on federal lands. ...
Children Need Green Space Says Study
CIVITAS2004-Sustainable Development News - 13 Feb 2003
Urban planners need to integrate the creation of safe, wild spaces into urban areas as they offer children not only learning opportunities, but also may aid land conservation efforts in the future a University of Florida expert says.