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Thursday, February 20, 2014


United States

(1) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Bruce Courtright, Chairman of the National Institute for the Elimination of Catastrophic Wildfire, sent along an article from the Environmental Defense Fund which advocates aggressive thinning of small-diameter trees to reduce the wildfire danger overcrowded forests in the West pose
If 12 trees are good, are 100 trees really better?

(2) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Tom Eversole, Executive Director of the American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association, interviewed representatives from a number of aerial firefighting firms, including Wildfire NOTD subscriber Dan Snyder, Chief Operating Officer for Neptune Aviation, about the early start to the wildfire season
Aerial Firefighters In Multi-Step Preparedness Process For Early Fire Season

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