TREX Publications

   

In addition to the fact sheets, posters, reports and other items below, numerous Notes from the Field cover TREX events (see the index).

FACT SHEET: A one-page overview of Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges (TREX), innovative experiential trainings developed under the "Promoting Ecosystem Resiliency and Fire Adapted Communities Together" (PERFACT) cooperative agreement.

CAPACITY SOLUTIONS: A set of one-page handouts by TREX coaches covering some of the strategies they use to support prescribed fire capacity. These include youth crews, VFDs, PBAs and more.

TREX GRAPHIC: Infographic with a variety of graphs showing the spread and growth in diversity of TREX since their inception in 2008.

REPORTS & HANDOUTS

Handout (2019): Building a More Inclusive Fire Management Culture for Resilience & Sustainability
A four-page handout about Women-in-Fire Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges (WTREX); from the August 2019 annual report.

Case Study (2019): Building Collaboratives for On-the-Ground Results
A two-page case study of the development of the Forest Steward Guild's All Hands All Lands Burn Team to support prescribed burning in northern New Mexico. TREX events and people played key roles in this process.

Report (2018): Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges and Cooperative Burning
Subtitled "Experiential training events in support of landscape restoration and resiliency, fire adapted communities and workforce capacity-building," this report covers the spring 2018 burn season.

Report (2017): Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges and Cooperative Burning
Subtitled "Experiential training events in support of landscape restoration and resiliency, fire adapted communities and workforce capacity-building," this report covers events the fall 2017 season.

Report (2017): Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges and Cooperative Burning
Subtitled "Experiential training events in support of landscape restoration and resiliency, fire adapted communities and workforce capacity-building," this report briefly covers events from spring 2017.

Report (2016): Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges and Cooperative Burning
Subtitled "Experiential training events in support of landscape restoration and resiliency, fire adapted communities and workforce capacity-building," this report covers events from fall 2016, and includes a page of quotes from participants.

Report (2016): Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges and Cooperative Burning
Subtitled "Experiential training events in support of landscape restoration and resiliency, fire adapted communities and workforce capacity-building," this report covers spring 2016, and includes links to media coverage.

Report (2014): Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges
A recap of the spring 2014 TREX season, from the July 2014 semi-annual report.

Report (2013): Fall 2013 TREX Highlights
Brief summaries of three events; from the February 2014 semi-annual report.

Report (2013): Tactics to Context to Communities
A one-page handout focused on three important aspects of TREX; from the February 2014 semi-annual report.

POSTERS

Poster (2018): Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges (2008-2018)
Subtitled "More Good Fire: Re-defining What's Possible by Working Together," this gives and overview of TREX, and includes a map, graphs, and vignettes of several TREX.

Poster (2016): Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges (2008-2015)
Gives an overview of Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges, including a map showing their distribution and graphs showing their growth and diversity.

Poster (2016): Improving Forest Resilience Locally and Abroad
By Rodolfo Zúñiga Villegas for the TNC Science, Stewardship and Conservation Conference. Based on the author’s experience coordinating and leading the Spanish language TREX in northern New Mexico, this poster won recognition for project originality.

Poster (2015): Women in Fire Training Exchange
By
Monique Hein, Lenya Quinn-Davidson and Nikole Swaney and presented at the Association for Fire Ecology’s 6th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress to promote the upcoming WTREX.

Poster (2015): Gas-Phase Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure during Prescribed Fire
By K. Navarro, J. Balmes, and S.K. Hammond (University of California, Berkeley). Lead author Kathleen Navarro took part in the fall 2014 Klamath River TREX, where she collected the data for this work. The poster was awarded “Best of Session” at the student poster session of the 2015 American Industrial Hygiene Association annual conference​.

Poster (2014): Prescribed Fire Training Exchanges
An introduction  to TREX, presented at a meeting of the North Carolina Prescribed Fire Council.

Poster (2012): Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Describes TREX and their accomplishments from their start in 2008 through early 2012. By
Jeremy Bailey, Ray Guse, Susanne Hickey and Kyle Lapham for the TNC Central US Region Science and Stewardship Conference.

OTHER 

Summary (2018): Loess Hills Cooperative Burn Week
A report from organizers of this training hosted by the Loess Hills Fire Partners, March 2018.

Report (2017): Unmanned Aircraft Support of Operations
Report by Greg Berin, Mike Fontenot and Steve Schopper on the use of drones at the Luera TREX (June 1-7, 2017, near Magdalena, NM). Includes a discussion of possible uses and limitations of the technology.

Essay (2016): How We Use TREX
Margo Robbins of the Cultural Fire Management Council of the Yurok Tribe, on how they are using TREX to ensure the continuance of their culture.

Video (2013): Burning for Nature
In this video from The Nature Conservancy, Jeremy Bailey describes how a prescribed burn is conducted; filmed during the 2013 Spanish-language TREX in New Mexico.