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FRANK CARROLL, A COLORADO FORESTER AND WILDFIRE EXPERT, SPEAKS WITH EVERGREEN FOUNDER, JIM PETERSEN, CONCERNING MANAGED FIRE AND HIS ASSESSMENT OF PETERSEN’S BOOK “FIRST, PUT OUT THE FIRE!”

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Forest Service supervisors in Utah are enforcing a moratorium on “managed wildfires” in 2020, this terrible year of the pandemic “wildfire” that so affects all aspects of our lives. The thinking is that Covid19 is putting enough pressure on hard working firefighters without worrying about extra firefighting duty. Forest Service Chief Victoria Christiansen told supervisors this year not to exacerbate an already difficult management picture by letting any fires burn to meet natural resource management objectives like reducing fuels or improving wildlife habitat.

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The family of two hunters injured in the 2018 Roosevelt Fire near Bondurant, Wyoming are filing a personal injury claim against the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The men allege that Forest Service officials did not take appropriate action to fight the fire that started September 15, the opening day of deer season.

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Frank Carroll, a retired 31-year veteran of the U.S. Forest Service, has a son who is a federal hotshot firefighter. He and his fellow crew members were looking to older practices in firefighting in order to deal with coronavirus concerns.

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FRANK CARROLL, A COLORADO FORESTER AND WILDFIRE EXPERT, SPEAKS WITH EVERGREEN FOUNDER, JIM PETERSEN, CONCERNING MANAGED FIRE AND HIS ASSESSMENT OF PETERSEN’S BOOK “FIRST, PUT OUT THE FIRE!” Article from Evergreen…