“The Cohesive Strategy in 2020: Dynamic Adaptation in a Novel World” will be held October 28, 2020 11:00-2:00 pm MDT. Register Here
There will be 6 webinars held September 21-22, 24-25, 29, 2020 that will present information on applications and tools supporting 3 priority areas that we have been focused on over the last couple of years. These include LANDFIRE, the Northeast Quantitative Wildfire Risk Assessment and planning, and fire occurrence reporting (InFORM). DOWNLOAD THE FLYER
Milwaukee (July 16, 2020) – On July 15, the Northeast-Midwest State Foresters Alliance (NMSFA) and the USDA Forest Service signed an Agreement for Shared Stewardship during a virtual signing ceremony. This formal agreement further strengthens the longstanding partnership and commitment to using an all-lands approach for forest management across the Northeast and Midwest United States. […]
At the virtual 2020 Northeast Forest Fire Supervisors Committee meeting held on June 18, 2020, Dave Celino, Chief Fire Warden for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (and current Chair of the Northeast Regional Strategy Committee (NE RSC)), received the H. Alan Zentz Forest Fire Supervisors Award – presented by Lars Lund, out-going Chair of the Northeast […]
COVID-19 Wildland Fire Response Plans & Guides The NE RSC has compiled a set of current resources and guides developed by Northeast wildland fire management partner agencies and organization in response to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Go to the COVID-19 web page here.
In 2019, the many partners of the Northeast Regional Strategy Committee (NE RSC), as part of the national Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy, created a Northeast Wildfire Preparedness Resource Guide to help everyone in the 20 States of the Northeast and Midwest U.S. get started or continue to improve their wildfire preparedness. This guide […]
Northeast Regional Strategy Committee Releases 2020 Update to Regional Wildland Fire Management Action Plan
This 5 year update to the Northeast Regional Action Plan that was published in May 2015, and has been produced to formally communicate recommended actions based on the work of the Northeast Regional Strategy Committee (NE RSC) and its priority work groups to all NE RSC partners and stakeholders to help advance the three national goals and regional priorities of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy.
FIREWISE USA: Taking on Excellence: Wisconsin Blog Post created by megan.fitzgerald-mcgowan on Dec 12, 2019
By K. Houston Waters, Devens RFTA Public Affairs – November 18, 2019
Increasing Prescribed Fire Capacity in the Densely Populated Northeast Corridor: an Example of Meeting the Cohesive Strategy’s Goal of Restoring and Maintaining Landscapes Through Partnerships and Training
In November 2019 the Massachusetts Army National Guard (MAARNG) offered a Smoke Management Techniques (RX-410) course at Camp Edwards on Cape Cod. Read the complete article.