Josh McDaniel

Josh McDaniel is a freelance writer living in western Colorado. He is editor of Advances in Fire Practice, and his work has appeared in Seed magazine, Grist, New West, and Wildfire magazine. See more of his work at

As Forest Service funding decreases and McMansion subdivisions spread into forested areas, wildfires are becoming more dangerous -- and more common -- than ever before. But political momentum for a saner wildfire policy could help. Read more