Interior to launch mental health program for wildland firefighters, boost wildfire spending

An additional $103M is set aside for forest management and rehab

By: - June 17, 2022 12:49 pm

Arroyo Grande Hotshots firefighters are seen behind the flames of a backfire set to battle the French Fire on Aug. 24, 2021 near Wofford Heights, California. (Photo by David McNew / Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.