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Student Association for Fire Ecology Hosts Film Screening to Highlight and Discuss Discrimination in Fire-related Professions


July 20, 2022

This story was written by Stephen Wasp and Raelene Crandall, and published by the UF/IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences Blog. “Anchor point” is a term used by wildland firefighters to define a point of safety– ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Burn, Film, Fire, Firefighter, Forest, Forest Management, Holly Tuckett, Kelly Martin, Movie, Prescribed Fires, Safe, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Student Association For Fire Ecology

New UF-housed wildfire ‘strike team’ teaches safe burning techniques

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August 12, 2009

Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- When it comes to fighting fires, it's usually the guy with the hose that gets all the hero worship. But as ever-increasing temperatures and droughts bring a greater threat from ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops
Tags: Controlled Burn, Erick Smith, Firefighter, Linda Demetropoulos, Natural Areas Training Academy, Ordway-Swisher Biological Station, Parker Titus, Stephen Coates, The Nature Conservancy, Zachary Prusak

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