Interested in history? Learn about this little known story from the 1930’s and what the project tells us about national parks today.
The National Park Service manages wildland fire to protect the public, communities and infrastructure, conserve natural and cultural resources, and restore and maintain ecological health.
Prescribed fire is an important part of the National Park Service Wildland Fire Management Program.
- Buffalo National River: Park Conducts Prescribed Fire in Wilderness
By Keith A. Jefferson
- Grand Canyon National Park: Wildfire at the Canyon: Visiting Our Past to Build Our Future
By Christopher Marks
- Mammoth Cave National Park: The 21st Century Fire Education Program
By Sarah Craighead
- Saratoga National Historical Park:Restoring and Maintaining Cultural Landscapes and Defensive Spaces with Fire
By Fred Mason
- Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Park Ridge Lookout Added to National Historic Lookout Register
By Linda Mutch
- Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve: Wrangell-St. Elias Residents and Fire Staff Create Firewise Zone
By James Sullivan
Employment with the National Park Service offers a variety of exciting opportunities.The National Park Service’s fire program includes nearly 400 permanent employees and 600 seasonal employees.
Fire stories from the national parks highlight events, incidents, education, technology, partnerships, and more associated with fire and fuels management.
A variety of National Park Service fire images from Acadia to Zion. View photo galleries of recent photo contests, engines, regeneration, fire in the night and more.