• National Interagency Fire Center – The nation’s logistical support center for wildland fire
  • National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center – Provides opportunities and training for federal, state, local and tribal government agencies and other organizations
  • National Wildfire Coordinating Group – Provides national leadership to enable interoperable wildland fire operations among federal, state, local, tribal and territorial partners
  • Wildland Fire Management, Keeping Fire on Our Side (pdf) – Brochure gives overview of fire management goals and techniques, and tells homeowners how they can help.
  • Fire on National Wildlife Refuges (pdf) – Fact sheet includes figures on fire budget, staff and acres burned.
  • Burning for Wildlife (pdf) – Fact sheet explains why prescribed fire is vital for some wildlife habitat.
  • Careers in Fire (pdf) – Two-page fact sheet discusses the role of fire in maintaining wildlife habitat.
  • Wildlife and Habitat Management (pdf) – Full-color brochure describes some fire crew job types and tells how to apply.

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An owl flies over burning vegetation and smoke
Using prescribed fire to reduce wildfire risk on national wildlife refuges and neighboring communities has been a priority of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service since 1927.