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.
Did You Know?
During the summer or fall, you may see a tarantula crossing a road or trail in Zion National Park. But don’t be frightened-- tarantulas are actually amazing arachnids--gentle, basically harmless creatures that have suffered a bum rap. More...