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Fire Ecology, 2014
Volume 10, Issue 2

Student Wildland Fire Groups: Common Challenges and Shared Solutions
Authors: Daniel S. Godwin and Jena Ferrarese
Pages: 92-97
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.1002092

Student fire groups, collegiate-level groups explicitly organized around topics related to wildland fire, are widespread across the country. Student fire groups are at times participants in wildland fire-oriented experiential education but are often limited by access to training, legal hurdles, and equipment costs. We assess these barriers and suggest practical ways to overcome them.

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