Wildfire

By REI Co-op

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On September 2nd 2017, just east of Portland, Oregon, 150 hikers were trapped behind a wall of flames created by one mistake, one that would lead to immense fear and loss. Wildfire, a podcast from REI Co-op, investigates the causes and repercussions of this devastating wildfire.

Episode Date
A Retrospective
00:45:54
In episode four, we’ll look into our wildfire management strategy as an institution; to learn from its founding principles, as well as its pitfalls, and learn from our triumphs and mistakes to help chart the best path forward.
Jun 18, 2019
Incident Command
00:46:56
Hosts Graham and Jim examine the incident command structure of wildland firefighting forces, how these response systems work, and what drives these men and women to keep going as they put their life on the line to stop these fires.
Jun 11, 2019
A Natural Phenomenon?
00:52:02
Are wildfires natural? And, if so, what purpose do they serve within the ecology of our forests?
Jun 04, 2019
Trapped by Fire
00:48:12
On September 2, 2017, 150 hikers in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge were trapped by the Eagle Creek Fire. Hear their stories and learn more about the broader issue of forest fires and their often misunderstood and contentious place in the natural order of our forests.
May 28, 2019
Introducing Wildfire
00:03:10
What can the devastating and controversial 2017 Eagle Creek Wildfire in Oregon tell us about the past, present and future of wildfires in North America? The first full length episode will be released on Tuesday, May 28th with a new episode every Tuesday.
May 14, 2019