Wildfire

Wildfire

On September 2nd 2017, just east of Portland, Oregon, 150 hikers were trapped behind a wall of flames created by one mistake, one that would lead to immense fear and loss. Wildfire, a podcast from REI Co-op, investigates the causes and repercussions of this devastating wildfire.... Show More

Episodes

July 2, 2019 22 min

In the final episode of Wildfire we’re going to arm you with the tools you need to interpret the information you see in the news, be more prepared personally, and, if you like, know where you can go to learn more.

Share
Mark as Played
June 25, 2019 51 min

In episode five, we dive into the political spectrum around wildfire, and look into management solutions for dealing with the future of wildfire in the United States. And we’ll wrap things up in the Columbia River Gorge, concluding the story of Oregon’s 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.

Share
Mark as Played
June 18, 2019 45 min

In episode four, we’ll look into our wildfire management strategy as an institution; to learn from its founding principles, as well as its pitfalls, and learn from our triumphs and mistakes to help chart the best path forward.

Share
Mark as Played
June 11, 2019 46 min

Hosts Graham and Jim examine the incident command structure of wildland firefighting forces, how these response systems work, and what drives these men and women to keep going as they put their life on the line to stop these fires.

Share
Mark as Played
June 4, 2019 52 min

Are wildfires natural? And, if so, what purpose do they serve within the ecology of our forests?

Share
Mark as Played
May 28, 2019 48 min

On September 2, 2017, 150 hikers in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge were trapped by the Eagle Creek Fire. Hear their stories and learn more about the broader issue of forest fires and their often misunderstood and contentious place in the natural order of our forests.

Share
Mark as Played
May 14, 2019 3 min

What can the devastating and controversial 2017 Eagle Creek Wildfire in Oregon tell us about the past, present and future of wildfires in North America? The first full length episode will be released on Tuesday, May 28th with a new episode every Tuesday.

Share
Mark as Played

Chat About Wildfire

Popular Podcasts

The Ron Burgundy Podcast
The Ron Burgundy Podcast
Will Ferrell reprises his role as Ron Burgundy in his brand new Ron Burgundy Podcast! Each episode has a different theme in which Ron engages in conversation with another notable person on the topic at hand.
Atlanta Monster / Monster: The Zodiac Killer
Atlanta Monster / Monster: The Zodiac Killer
Atlanta Monster / Monster: The Zodiac KillerFrom Tenderfoot TV and HowStuffWorks, 'Monster: The Zodiac Killer' dives into one of the most notorious, unsolved serial killing sprees in history.
The Joe Rogan Experience
The Joe Rogan Experience
Joe Rogan's Weekly Podcast