Posts by Joel Kiekintveld


Only You Can Start Forest Fires: Reduction as Resilience

In 1935 the United States Forest Service (USFS) instituted a policy called the “10 a.m. policy.” Already using fire suppression as the way of dealing with devastating wildfires for two decades, the 10 a.m. policy was instituted in response to particularly bad fire seasons in the early 1930s. This order mandated that “ every fire