Wildland Fire Management

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Mechanically treated areas and fire-adapted construction proved effective during the 2016 Berry Fire.

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PURPOSE/MISSION:

The GYA Fire Management Team includes fire management officers from each GYA unit, who meet each spring and fall to review fire management planning status and operational procedures. GYA fire managers provide peer review of individual unit fire management plans, and develop procedures for coordinated management of large and or complex fire incidents within the GYA.

LEADERSHIP:

Chair -  Michael Johnston, Forest Fire Management Officer, Caribou-Targhee NF & Curlew NG, michael.b.johnston@usda.gov

Co-Chair - Chip Collins, Teton Interagency Fire, Branch Chief, Wildland Fire & Aviation, Grand Teton NP and the Wyoming Park Group, chip_collins@nps.gov

PUBLICATIONS:

GYA Interagency Wildland Fire Management Planning and Coordination Guide
Wildfire Preparedness for Homeowners