The Fire and Aviation Management Program in Zion National Park encompasses a wide variety of disciplines, all striving to apply scientifically-based research to the aspects of how wildland fire is managed in the park.
The Zion Fire Management staff includes wildland engine operators, fire monitors, program assistants, fire effects specialists, a fuels treatment crew, a helicopter module, a fire information and education specialist, and a fire management officer and assistant who oversees the entire program. The staff includes both permanent and seasonal personnel.
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When dedicated on July 4, 1930, the 1.1 mile Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel was the longest tunnel in the United States. More...