wildfires http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Homes In Wooded Areas Hinder Wildfire Fighting Efforts http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/homes-wooded-areas-hinder-wildfire-fighting-efforts <p>Yale forestry researchers say wildfires are getting larger and costlier across the nation. Jude Bayham who spoke at the University of Wyoming&nbsp;Wednesday says that the more development that occurs in wild areas, the more complex wildfires become. &nbsp;</p><p>He says the Rocky Mountain region has seen an increase in such homes and it costs more to protect them when a wildfire breaks out. Homes built in wildlands have a direct impact on a wildfire’s cost and size.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:06:58 +0000 Jordan Giese 56280 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Homes In Wooded Areas Hinder Wildfire Fighting Efforts Early autumn storms heighten flash flood risk in Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/early-autumn-storms-heighten-flash-flood-risk-wyoming <p></p><p></p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:18:12 +0000 Melodie Edwards 46908 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Early autumn storms heighten flash flood risk in Wyoming Three blazes jumpstart Wyoming's wildfire season http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/three-blazes-jumpstart-wyomings-wildfire-season <p>There are three fires burning across Wyoming today. Near Sinks Canyon in Freemont County, in The Hard Luck area of the Washakie Wilderness and in the western Battle Creek area of area of Medicine Bow national forest. The fire near Hard Luck was discovered by reconnaissance planes on Saturday and the most recent fire, burning near Battle Creek picked up Monday.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 00:38:27 +0000 Jordan Harper 44220 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Three blazes jumpstart Wyoming's wildfire season State Forester urges caution with fireworks on Independence Day http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/state-forester-urges-caution-fireworks-independence-day <p></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:03:42 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 42856 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org State Forester urges caution with fireworks on Independence Day