Each coloring sheet is created from a real photograph. Each coloring sheet is created from a real photograph. This photograph was taken by a fantastic Wildland Fire Management Analyst named Casey Teske. As an Analyst in the USA, she is actively engaged in wildfire and ecology decision-making and research, public education and outreach, and operational fire decision-making duties during both prescribed fires and wildfires. Cool, huh?
We hope you enjoyed coloring your sheet. How does it compare to the photo above? Does the photo make you think differently about the picture? Did you use different colors? We can’t wait to see everyone’s finished coloring, so be sure to share below or on social media (with your parent’s permission, of course)!
Drones are being used for all sorts of applications in wildland fire management, from flying reconnaissance missions to actually igniting fires during burning operations. Here is a video from the University of Michigan (USA), talking about how they are exploring the use of UAVs to help monitor and stop the spread of wildfires.
And here are some videos showing some drone footage of prescribed fires.
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