July 2014

Monthly Archives

  • Happy Birthday Smokey

    Arguably the most recognizable person when it comes to wildfire awareness isn’t even a person at all. It’s a bear! Odds are you just thought of Smokey Bear – like we said, recognizable, right? Smokey’s actually been fighting wildfires for decades. In fact, Smokey Bear is celebrating his 70th birthday this summer, coming up soon […]

  • What causes a wildfire?

    Since it’s wildfire season here in the Colorado Rockies, we’ve recently been discussing wildfire awareness on our blog. To better understand wildfires, perhaps we should take a look into the very causes of wildfires. So, what does cause wildfires? Basically, wildfires have two main causes: by natural means of ignition, and by ignitions caused by […]