Meet the A-Team of Aerial Firefighting Research: DFPC Center of Excellence

I’m Melissa Lineberger. I am the director of the Colorado Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting. The Center of Excellence is a quasi-independent research entity that ensures that the state’s aerial firefighting program is as efficient, effective and sustainable as possible. There’s no other organization out there that’s just focused on aerial firefighting […]

The BLM Red Rock Canyon Fire Station goes solar

{rtf1ansiansicpg1252cocoartf1138cocoasubrtf470 {fonttblf0fswissfcharset0 ArialMT;} {colortbl;red255green255blue255;red26green26blue26;red20green56blue108;} margl1440margr1440vieww10800viewh8400viewkind0 deftab720 pardpardeftab720 In December, 2011 construction began on the solar power facility for the BLM’s Red Rock Canyon Fire Station. The Capital Improvement project was funded by the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act. Prior to the installation of the photovoltaic array, the facility operated on a diesel fuel generator. […]