Episode 10 – Smoke & Water

September 13th, 2022

Wildfire smoke can seriously impact humans' health, but scientists have discovered that it can also affect the health of ecosystems. On the Living With Fire Podcast, Professor Sudeep Chandra, director…

2022 Battle Born Wildfire Ready Photo Contest Rules

May 12th, 2022

Contest Deadline Extended! 2022 Battle Born Wildfire Ready Photo Contest Rules During the 2022 Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign, The Living With Fire Program is empowering residents to live more safely…

Sign Up for Emergency Notifications in Nevada

February 8th, 2022

Local Emergency Notification Systems, commonly known as Reverse Dial, are used by safety officials to send phone calls, emails and texts to a specific area with a prepared message during…

Sign Up for Emergency Alerts in Lake Tahoe

February 8th, 2022

Emergency notification systems are used by county emergency managers to send a prepared message via text, email or telephone to people in the affected area. Most systems will allow you…

Chief Clive Savacool standing in font of a red fire engine

Episode 9 – Chief Clive Savacool on the Caldor Fire Evacuation

February 4th, 2022

On August 3, 2021 the City of South Lake Tahoe’s city council approved their new wildfire evacuation plan. Clive Savacool, Fire Chief with South Lake Tahoe Fire and Rescue, led…

2021 Living With Fire Virtual Series

December 7th, 2021

Below are the recordings and presentations from the  “Living With Fire Virtual Series”, part of Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign, 2021. Session 1: Firewise Landscaping  Reduce the threat of wildfire…

Photo of a man and a woman carrying a pine tree through the rangeland

Episode 8 – Christmas Tree Cutting

December 2nd, 2021

  Cutting your own Christmas tree is more than a fun way to get outdoors and create lasting memories. On the latest episode of the Living With Fire Podcast, we…

Photo outdoors during the day of wildland firefighters walking single file on a burned landscape.

Episode 7 – August Isernhagen: A Perspective on Wildland Firefighting

November 4th, 2021

We interviewed August Isernhagen, Division Chief of Wildland Fuels with Truckee Meadows Fire and Rescue, about his career as a wildland firefighter. Isernhagen shares some highlights and challenges he's experienced…

Photo of a landscape with sagebrush and grass in the foreground and in the background, the hills are on fire

Episode 6 – Regime Change: History of Fire Ecology in Nevada

October 15th, 2021

From the Ponderosa Pine-covered mountains in the Eastern Great Basin to the arid Mojave Desert and all the sagebrush and grass in between, Nevada’s ecosystems are diverse. Fire behaves differently…

Photo of Meeks Meadow- encroaching conifers ( mostly lodgepoles) filling in the meadow and sucking up all the water, lowering the groundwater table and make less available moisture for culturally significant plants.

Episode 5 – A Necessary Disturbance: Cultural Fire on Washoe Tribal Lands in Lake Tahoe

October 8th, 2021

Fire was an integral part of life for the Washoe people and had many applications. Warmth, protection, food preparation, drying materials, and land management being some of them. On episode…

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