REI Co-op

On September 2nd 2017, just east of Portland, Oregon, 150 hikers were trapped behind a wall of flames created by one mistake, one that would lead to immense fear and loss. Wildfire, a podcast from REI Co-op, investigates the causes and repercussions ...Show More
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Incident Command

46:56 | Jun 11th

Hosts Graham and Jim examine the incident command structure of wildland firefighting forces, how these response systems work, and what drives these men and women to keep going as they put their life on the line to stop these fires.
A Natural Phenomenon?

52:02 | Jun 4th

Are wildfires natural? And, if so, what purpose do they serve within the ecology of our forests?
Trapped by Fire

48:12 | May 28th

On September 2, 2017, 150 hikers in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge were trapped by the Eagle Creek Fire. Hear their stories and learn more about the broader issue of forest fires and their often misunderstood and contentious place in the natural order...Show More
Introducing Wildfire

03:10 | May 14th

What can the devastating and controversial 2017 Eagle Creek Wildfire in Oregon tell us about the past, present and future of wildfires in North America? The first full length episode will be released on Tuesday, May 28th with a new episode every Tues...Show More