forest fires

An early photo of a huge smoke cloud from the Bootleg wildfire in Oregon. July 17, 2021. A huge plume of smoke erupts from the Bootleg wildfire in Oregon early in its development on July 17, 2021. (Image credit: InciWeb via inciweb.nwcg.gov)

$34 Million for Fire Weather Research Through Investing in America Agenda

Today, the Department of Commerce and NOAA announced the award of more than $34 million to reduce the risk to Americans’ lives and property from wildfires. This funding will be provided over five years to six research universities in NOAA’s Cooperative Institute system to support wildfire preparedness and response as … [continued]