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.
- Wildland Fire Risk Assessment Aids National Park Service in Wildfire Response
By Skip Edel
- Prescribed Fire Maintains Cultural Landscape, Sensitive Plant at Big Hole National Battlefield
By Brad Harris
- 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
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.