Lindon Pronto
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Interview with a "forestry technician"

Started Oct 16, 2013 0 Replies

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Tags: 2858, H.R., Wildland, Protection, Act

Should "Hotshots" be Considered "Firefighters"?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Crabbe Oct 17, 2013. 12 Replies

Hello all, I am a new member here; I have been a seasonal federal wildland firefighter since 2007. I have fought fires in 8 different states on hand crews, engines, and helicopter crews. I just…Continue

Tags: Fire, Treatment, USFS, Support, Equality


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Profile of Global Vegetation Fire Challenges

Posted on October 4, 2016 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

By Lindon Pronto and Johann Goldammer, Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC)

This article appears in the September 2016 Newsletter of the Commonwealth Forestry Association

Every year, roughly an average of about 600 million hectares of vegetated lands is affected by land-use fires and wildfires (Mouillot and Field, 2005).…


Local Fires, Global Worries

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 5:27am 0 Comments

The old proverb—fire makes a good servant but a bad master—has become too literal a guiding doctrine, for too long. This understanding characterizes fire entirely within the context of how humans relate to fire, while neglecting fires’ innate role within the natural environment, as an ancient earthly element, much older and perhaps much wiser than we human…


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At 2:55am on October 3, 2013, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Lindon.  I am glad you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.

Chief William Sharp- Retired

Brookings Fire / Rescue

Living in Alaska

At 2:40pm on September 30, 2013, Norm Tindell said…

Welcome to FFN.

Hope you enjoy it as much as I have. It's nice to visit a site that's all about what we do. I learn something nearly every day.

Stay safe out there.


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