Summer 2010 The latest issue of the How To Newsletter
California burns in July 2008
and unless you were on the ground; you have no clue of it’s destructive power. Photos on this page are very graphic; be warned. Best described as eye-opening, inspiring and a motivational photogenic experience.
"What does a forest fire look like?"
These photo journalists were in the thick of it so respect individual author’s artistic copyright, . David McNew/Getty Images, AP Photo/Maria J. Avila - Mercury News, AP Photo/Phil Klein, REUTERS/Robert Galbraith, AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, AP Photo/The Los Angeles Times, Spencer Weiner, REUTERS/Robert Galbraith, AP Photo/Phil Klein, AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez.
It all began in 2005
your FIREWISE Photos
... 2006 Read the entire 2006 summation here.
Residents of the
Triangle will remember the end of 2006 and the start of 2007. A storm packing hurricane force winds brought severe damage to Western Washington. Many people in the rural areas were without power or water for 2 weeks. readiness and survival instructions issued by FEMA.
found here are not suggestions...
... 2008 Fuels Reduction Project Report
In The Seattle Times recently the Tolt Firewise....
2008 has been a wet year with record breaking snowstorms in mid to late April. This brought about late seasonal changes; “Junuary” was a name coined to describe our weather. A look into the newest farmers almanac predicts even more of the same cold weather. Snow and cold in late 2008 broke records first documented in 1871 by the new National Weather Service. This agency was founded in 1870...
2009 has been another record setting year. Snow, more snow; lots of snow before the new year had even begun. This should have been a hint more RECORDS were soon to be broken! For our summer we witnessed heat in triple didget temperatures! Even now as I write this paragraph I can only think "okay, and next we have.." Please see the newest links at the top of this page.
! Reduce the risk of your home burning down in a forest fire...
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