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From the Chief's Desk

Wildfires don’t stop at the boundaries of national forests, so neither should our fuel breaks. That is why I announced a ground-breaking memorandum of understanding with the National Alliance of Forest Owners today. Working together, we will improve coordination on cross-boundary fuel breaks. Worsening conditions are making wildfire risk to natural resources and the communities that depend on them more urgent. Congress recently provided considerable federal resources to complete time-consuming and expensive treatments that must be coordinated across federal and private ownership. This MOU allows us to work with partners to mitigate the risk of wildfires impacting homes, communities, natural...
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