Building wildfire resiliency in the communities throughout Minnesota's Arrowhead region.

Who’s Your Hero? Finding Community Leaders in Fire-Adapted Northeastern Minnesota

Dovetail team member, Gloria Erickson, co-wrote this blog about four owners and their families who come together to practice fire risk-reduction treatments on each other's land. 

Who inspires you? Who are your heroes? My inspiration, my heroes are people who face challenges with a can-do, how-can-I-help attitude. People who want to be part of the solution. Not as a superhero, but in leading by example and mentoring others. These people are respectful, thoughtful, know their limits, and are willing to share the responsibility and do the work. I recently was invited to a fuels mitigation/pile burning cooperative group gathering that totally embodied all of these characteristics. 

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