Is forest management the key to drastically reducing wildfire risk? In this series, we talk to experienced foresters and firefighters about how to reduce the severity and frequency of forest fires, how to improve a wildland fire crew’s ability to put a fire out and what causes mega fires. In this first installment, Rayonier foresters...
Is forest management the key to drastically reducing wildfire risk? An Oregon firefighter shares how managed forests make fighting a wildfire less risky for firefighters AND the communities nearby in the second installment of our wildfire prevention series.
Is forest management the key to drastically reducing wildfire risk? In our final installment of this series about wildfire prevention, we look at how firefighters, foresters and loggers are making strides in protecting well-managed forests.
Alabama A&M University’s student-led wildfire fighting squad gives future foresters hands-on experience in wildfire management, supporting firefighting efforts in Alabama’s forests and educating the community about fire prevention.
In our Rayonier Graduates series, we’re talking to recent Forestry College graduates who now work for Rayonier. In this story, Forester DeShaun Mincey shares his career journey, from serving in the U.S. Navy, to studying forestry and fighting wildfires at Alabama A&M University, to Rayonier.
Our forest rangers work year-round to prevent fires. During fire season, they’re ready to respond at a moment’s notice if disaster strikes.