Five Lessons Learned Following the Caughlin Fire

November 17th, 2017

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…

Emergency Notification Systems

September 15th, 2015

Washoe County's CodeRED logo In July’s post (which you can read here), I talked about the importance of creating a Family Emergency Plan in order to prepare for wildfire. Since…

In Case of Emergency – Notify Me!

August 28th, 2014

Courtesy of Nevada Appeal Last week a brush fire burned near one of my favorite campgrounds. Fire crews were able to quickly contain the blaze and campers were only evacuated…

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