Replanting our Nation’s Forests

Fighting Forest Fires

Whether dropped from an airplane into a smoldering wilderness area or climbing steep slopes toward a blazing fire, the men and women who tackle wildfires every year risk their lives to save our national forests. These photos only begin to tell the story.

Thanks to the U.S. Forest Service for these compelling images.

» Causes
» Effects
» Fighting Fires
» Historical Information
» Insects and Disease

How You Can Help.

Help replant our nation's forests.
Every dollar plants a tree.