No Power Point! A Refreshing Approach to Your Annual Fire Refresher

By Persephone Whelan West Zone Fire Management Officer - Huron Manistee National Forest Ever gone into a class or refresher and felt like it was a total waste of time? If you have heard of the phrase “death by PowerPoint” then you might understand what I’m throwing down here. The past several years I have been … Continue reading No Power Point! A Refreshing Approach to Your Annual Fire Refresher

Learning at Work – Safe spaces required? The wisdom and irony of ‘Don’t F it up’ Part 1

A three-part series by Rachel Reimer In the Winter 2017 issue of Two More Chains, firefighter Bre Orcasitas discussed wildland fire culture. In her blog, https://theevolvingnomad.com/2016/11/20/fire-culture/, she wrote, “Hearing ‘don't F... it up’ is a sarcastic yet serious show of support for whatever small task you have taken on.” This blog series digs deeper into how … Continue reading Learning at Work – Safe spaces required? The wisdom and irony of ‘Don’t F it up’ Part 1

Learning at Work – Safe spaces required? The wisdom and irony of ‘Don’t F it up’ Part 3

A three part series by Racheal Reimer In the Winter 2017 issue of Two More Chains, firefighter Bre Orcasitas discussed wildland fire culture. In her blog, https://theevolvingnomad.com/2016/11/20/fire-culture/, she wrote, “Hearing ‘don't F... it up’ is a sarcastic yet serious show of support for whatever small task you have taken on.” This blog series digs deeper … Continue reading Learning at Work – Safe spaces required? The wisdom and irony of ‘Don’t F it up’ Part 3