Science Policy

Wildland Fire

04.18.23 | 1 min read

The U.S. is experiencing more frequent and intense wildland fires, but policy informed by science, evidence, and Indigenous perspectives can lessen the disastrous effects.

By September 2023, the legislatively authorized Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission will deliver a comprehensive set of new wildfire-related policy recommendations to Congress. As part of this “make-or-break” year for federal wildland fire policy, the Federation of American Scientists is conducting foundational work that will help the Commission achieve its goals, through both talent placement and targeted policy development.

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