The Western Rural Development Center is now accepting nominations for its Fellows Program.
May 14, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
Steve Burr, Utah State University, reflects on his four years of service on the National Association of Community Development Extension Professional's Board.
Mar 20, 2013
Governors Gary Herbert (UT) and John Hickenlooper (CO) discuss actions taken by western governors to address drought and wildfires in the region.
The article, "Ranching, Risk, and Resilience During Drought," John Ritten and his team of University of Wyoming researchers explore management models for ranchers.
Mar 7, 2013
National Initiatives Gauge Farmer Perceptions of Climate Change Results featured in Climatic Change Letters
Feb 25, 2013
The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) was uniquely positioned to share information with its vast nation-wide networks during the 2012 drought and wildfire season. In this article, Virginia Morgan White, Kim Cassel, & Steve Cain discuss EDEN's networks and how they were mobilized in 2012.
2013 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1988 fires that scorched more than one million acres in Yellowstone National Park.
Feb 18, 2013
In this article, Paul Lachapelle and Stephen McCool reveal the findings from their community wildfire planning case studies in western Montana.
Do rural communities experience an economic boon when large wildland fires break out in their region? Cassandra Moseley and her her team of University of Oregon researchers have studied the economic impacts of large wildfires and share their results in this article.
Feb 11, 2013
Despite their tropical beauty, the Hawaiian Islands are also impacted by wildfires and drought. In this article, University of Hawaii researchers detail drought and wildfire threats on the Islands.