Nation prepares to develop standards and protocols for widespread civilian useA 2012 Congressional mandate directed the Federal Aeronautics Administration...>Read More
Released July 10, 2013Experts from eXtension.org advise homeowners to create defenses against wildfires by starting with the house and then working out from...>Read More
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Prepare before the fire occurs by keeping the corrals and barns free of fuel (vegetation or hay) and have halters or facilities to load and remove the...>Read More
If there is a wildfire in your area you may need to get out and firefighters may need to get in, so build fire safety into your road or driveway designs and...>Read More
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Yvonne Barkley is the Associate Extension Forester at the University of Idaho and has been in her current position since 1990. She earned a...
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