Most of the snow is gone, summer is around the corner and with it comes the danger of wildfire. Warmer, drier conditions have fueled devastating fire seasons in Interior and South Central in recent years. Better coordination between state and federal agencies can not only help with responding to fires, but preventing them too. How are the experts planning for the coming summer?
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Kale Casey, Public Information Officer, Type 1 Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team
- Tim Mowry, Public Information Officer, Alaska Division of Forestry Wildland Fire & Aviation Program
LINKS & RESOURCES:
- Alaska Public Media: Tiny beetles threaten spruce trees and homes in Alaska
- AK Fire Info
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