If you are a landowner in the West, you know how important proactive fire management is to your safety, livelihood and future.
Lesli Allison is executive director of the Western Landowners Alliance, based in Santa Fe, NM. WLA advances policies and practices that sustain working lands, connected landscapes and native species.
With fire season finally, thankfully, coming to a close across most of the West, we cannot get complacent; now is the time for Congress to act, so that private landowners and public land managers can work together to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires for all of us.
So it was good to see this week the Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining…