Fire Outreach Resources
To Help You Communicate About Fire
These products are useful in educating others about wildland fire management and are provided without cost from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC). All materials on this and other FWS websites are non-copyrighted and may be used freely without risk of copyright infringement.
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fire Communications Products
Suggested use:Distribute at public events, group presentation, and visitors centers. Include in information packets for organizations. Single handouts are suitable for combining with each other into 2-sided products, as needed.
- Wildland Fire Management, Keeping Fire on Our Side (pdf, 10-pp)
- Fire on National Wildlife Refuges (1-page)
- Burning for Wildlife (1-page)
- FWS Fire Management Contacts April 2018 (2-pp)
- Wildlife and Habitat Management (2-pp)
- Careers in Fire
Short Videos (wmv)
Suggested use: Incorporate into group presentatiosn. Display as a repeating loop during public exhibits. Copy onto DVDs and distribute to schools or other interested organizations.
- Managing Fire to Benefit Wildlife and People (.wmv, 8:41 min)
- Does Wildlife Need Help During a Fire? (video 4:00 min)
- Stepping into a Controlled Burn (video, 4:30 min)
- Dressed for Fire (video, 3:00 min)
- What's in the Bag (video, 3:00 min)
- Tools of the Trade (video, 3:00 min.)
- Prescription for Excellence (FWS Fire History) (video, 12:20 min)
Suggested uses: Incorporate age-appropriate materials and activities into K-12 natural resources curriculum, outdoor education, or fire prevention presentations for children.