A 5-part series exploring the work of managing wildland fire to protect and conserve wildlife and the lands managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Managing wildland fire is tough and dangerous work. Do you ever wonder what really happens to deer, bears, and other wildlife in the path of a wildfire? Who keeps controlled burns under control, and how they do it? What it takes to do the job of a wildland firefighter? Join the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on a glimpse into the world of wildland fire management to see what this important work is all about.
What’s in the Bag? – A Look at Wildland Fireline Gear
With wildfires already bearing down on national wildlife refuges in the Southeast, and a large wildfire still burning from last What do you pack for a trip to the fireline? This 3:00 minute video, narrated by fire training specialist Russ Babiak, offers a peek at the interesting array of items a typical wildland firefighter carries on the job.