May 17, 2022

Destination of the week

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Caribbean Vacation Launches Sweethearts on New Voyage By Bonnie Stevens, From FBN Lounging in an infinity-edge pool, entranced by the sun, sea and sailboats, leadership consultants Raquel Romero and Mike Wood realized they had unintentionally sent themselves on their own personal and professional visioning retreat last summer in Antigua. Much like the passing catamarans on […]

Inherent risk of going wild

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By Amanda Bronstad, From The National Law Journal Who’s to blame if goats, grizzlies or floods kill? Summer vacations have turned tragic this year at national parks, with visitors killed by grizzly bears and falling tree limbs, and campers sickened by an outbreak of the plague. This year’s misfortunes follow last year’s total of 164 […]

Wallow fire study suggests there may be multiple paths to fuel reduction in the WUI

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By USDA Forest Service – Pacific Northwest Research Station, From RedOrbit Alternative fuel treatments both reduced fire behavior, allowed for protection of homes Conservative fuel treatments designed to reduce fire severity while still providing forest cover and wildlife habitat worked equally as well as more intensive treatments in allowing for the protection of homes during […]