Department of Forestry and Fire Management

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Mar 27, 2023

Flowers, grasses from rain will turn deadly in wildfire season

That bumper crop of flowers and grasses from all that rain are going to turn from beautiful to deadly this coming wildfire season.

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Mar 20, 2023

Senate panel unanimously approves two Hobbs’ nominees

A Senate panel took a cordial tone today - after some fractious prior meetings – and voted unanimously to approve two of Gov. Katie Hobbs’ department nominees. 

Jun 28, 2022

Prisoners gain work experience, help prevent wildfires 

The Healthy Forest Initiative is being touted as a win-win that helps to restore Arizona's forests, prevent wildfires and give prisoners a second chance at life.  

Jun 25, 2021

New law targets wildfires, rehabs prisoners

As wildfires rage across Arizona and threaten numerous communities, legislators and forestry officials have had to come up with innovative ways to combat the problem.