First phase of EGIF program in Chile

Climate change is affecting the frequency, geographic range, and intensity of wildfires. We are facing a global paradigm shift that requires a new learning framework in which to share experiences in fire prevention and extinction. From the knowledge and exchange of local work methodologies, we build knowledge and experiences that will help us to prevent […]

EduFire kicks off

The project held its kick-off meeting on April 12 at Can Jaumeandreu in Barcelona. This first meeting served to introduce EduFire’s partners, overview the project calendar and organisation, look at the different tasks, and plan the main actions to be carried out during the next months.  EduFire Toolkit is an educational project coordinated by the […]

First action within the Interfaz project

The Interfaz project aims to provide knowledge and propose actions for a comprehensive management of the urban-forest interface in order to minimize fire risks. To do this, Interface collects data that allows the classification of the current and potential uses of the territory in the urban-forest interface, and thus propose protection actions, biomass management and […]

MeFiTu: Children of our Wildfire World

Writen by Harrison Raine, PCF Volunteer  Forest health and wildfires, a concept so easy that it resonates with young school children. Mefitu, the educational mascot of Pau Costa Foundation for kids, was used to explain basic fire ecology, forest management, and the proper approaches to accounting for wildfires. During our day at the primary school […]

Become more resilients to Wildfires

The lessons learned in wildfire prone regions are key to develop more efficient landscape management for wildfire mitigation in Atlantic and Northern Europe The EWWF conference brought together 200 representatives of the wildfire community from 14 different nations. The meeting was held from November 20-21 in Cardiff. The core theme of the conference was in relation with  fuel management. As described […]