Online Resources for Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month – Living With Fire Conversations

Wildfire knows no boundaries – make yours. This is the theme for Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month (NWAM) this May, occurring during a time when everyone is trying to set health boundaries through social distancing and staying at home. So, this year we are focusing our NWAM outreach efforts online. We’re excited to present “Living With Fire […]

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6 Questions We Asked the New Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities Coordinator

Marc Titus, the new executive coordinator at the Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities. The Living With Fire Program works in partnership with the Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities to educate residents and communities about wildfire science and how to create ignition-resistant communities and landscapes resilient to wildland fire. The Network recently hired Marc […]

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Five Lessons Learned Following the Caughlin Fire

After the Caughlin Fire. Photograph Courtesy of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension I awoke to the smell of thick campfire-like smoke that had filtered into my bedroom. I jumped out of bed, turned on the bedroom light switch and nothing… the electricity was out. I ran to the window to see the glow of flames […]

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A Close Call During the Driscoll Fire

As the Living With Fire Outreach Coordinator, knowing quick updates of current fires is important so we can notify our audience via social media. On Wednesday, I scrolled through Twitter to learn more about the Hawken Fire and I read a Reno Fire Department tweet, “Crews on the scene of another fire threatening structures off […]

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