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Backbone Post-Fire BAER

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Coconino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1824 S. Thompson St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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Phone: 707-853-4243
Hours: 7am-7pm

News Releases — Backbone Post-Fire BAER

Emergency Assessment of Post-Fire Debris Flow Hazards Released: 7/15/2021
Emergency Assessment of Post-Fire Debris Flow Hazards The Backbone BAER Assessment Team coordinated early with US Geological Survey (USGS) staff during its evaluation of the burned areas to...
After the Fire Toolkits Released: 7/13/2021
AFTER THE FIRE: Toolkits The US Department of Agriculture After Fire Toolkit and Information site is where resource managers, landowners, or communities can find guidance for assessing and...
Backbone Post-Fire BAER—Preparing for Rain Events Released: 7/12/2021
Backbone Post-Fire BAER—Preparing for Rain Events   While many wildfires cause minimal damage to the land and pose few threats to the land or people downstream, some fires cause damage that...
Backbone Post-Fire BAER Field Survey Assessments Released: 7/9/2021
Backbone Post-Fire BAER Field Survey Assessments The first photo shows Fossil Creek that was taken by BAER Hydrologist Kelly during her on-the-ground burned area survey looking downstream west of...
National Weather Service Monsoon Safety Videos Released: 7/5/2021
MONSOON SAFETY VIDEOS ON THE NWS-PHOENIX YOUTUBE CHANNEL:   The National Weather Service and the Arizona Department of Emergency & Military Affairs developed this video to promote awareness of...
NWS--Flagstaff Office: Daily Monsoon Outlook Released: 7/4/2021
NWS Flagstaff Office: Daily Monsoon OutlookMonsoon safety information from he National Weather Service:Although the Monsoon brings welcome rains and relief from the summer heat, the thunderstorms...
Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Limitations Released: 7/4/2021
Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Limitations While many wildfires cause minimal damage to the land and pose few threats to the land or people downstream, some fires result in damage that...
Key Elements of a BAER Assessment Released: 7/4/2021
KEY ELEMENTS OF A BAER ASSESSMENT                                 Forest Service BAER assessment teams are established by Forest Supervisors before wildfires are fully...
Forest Service BAER Program Overview Released: 7/4/2021
FOREST SERVICE BAER PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) program is designed to identify and manage potential risks to resources on National Forest System lands and...
Three Phases of Wildfire Recovery Released: 7/4/2021
THREE PHASES OF WILDFIRE RECOVERY   There are three phases of recovery following wildfires on federal lands: -       Fire Suppression Repair -       Emergency Stabilization-Burned...