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Congratulations to our 2003 First Place Contest WINNERS
 

First Place, Aerial Resources.

Tanker 22 drops a load of retardant on the Missionary Ridge Fire, Colorado, 2002.  Photo by Ben Croft, , USDA Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center, Missoula, MT..

First Place, Aerial Resources - Photo of Tanker 22 dropping retardant on the Missionary Ridge Fire, 2002


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First Place, Prescribed Fire. 

A backing fire consumes dry vegetation in a prescribed burn unit at Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, NV, 2002.  Photo is by John Wood, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex, CA.   

First Place, Prescribed Fire - Photo of a backing fire consuming dry vegetation in a prescribed burn unit at Stillwater Naitonal Wildlife Refuge, NV, 2002

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First Place, Wildland Fire. 

Intense fire heat consumed the fine fuels and became ghost ash during the Kinishba Fire in Arizona. Photo: Kari Greer, National Interagency Fire Center, Boise, ID, 2003.

Photo of intense fire heat
consuming the fine fuels that became ghost ash during the Kinishba Fire in Arizona, 2003.

 

 

 

First Place, Ground Resources.

Baker River Hotshot crewmembers hold line during a night burnout on the Tiller Complex.  Fire from below casts shadows in the smoke.  Oregon, summer 2002. Photo by Eli Lehmann, USDA Forest Service, Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, WA.



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First Place, Miscellaneous. 

Nearby smoke provides for a great sunrise at the Eyerly fire base camp, Oregon, summer 2002.  Photo by Eli Lehmann, USDA Forest Service, Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, WA.

Photo of nearby smoke which provides for a great sunrise at the Eyerly fire base camp, Oregon, summer 2002.

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Second Place Winners

Third Place Winners

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