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For information on the Point of Origin newlsetter, contact:
WI DNR - Point of Origin
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707

Point of OriginDNR wildfire prevention newsletter

This newsletter provides information about the services, products and direction of the DNR and the various partners in wildfire prevention, suppression and outreach.

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Spring 2017

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  • Good Fire: Part II
  • Unraveling the Crown Fire Mystery
  • New Campaign Educates About Weather and Its Effect on Wildfires
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Fall 2016

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  • Good Fire: Part I
  • Emergency Response and Recovery Support Team
  • Welcome to Four Cooperative Fire Rangers
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Spring 2016

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  • Looking Back: 40th Anniversary of the 1976 Fire Season
  • Upcoming Changes to the Wildland Fire Program
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Spring 2015

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  • Planning for Wildfire Is a Community Effort
  • Why Some Homes Survive
  • Fire Detection Reaches Its 100-Year Milestone
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Spring 2013

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  • Spring Cleanup May Be More Important Than You Think
  • Bark Beetles, Drought and Wildfire Behavior in Pine Stands
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Fall 2012

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  • The Extended 2012 Fire Season Demonstrates the Value of Partnerships
  • Burning Permit Restrictions Now More Flexible
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Spring 2012

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  • Voyager Village: A Firewise Journey
  • Town of Rome Curbside Chipping Program
  • Top 10 Reasons to Avoid Burning
Last revised: Tuesday August 29 2017