Learning about the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center: a discussion with Kelly Woods

Episode 13 February 08, 2023 01:04:03
Learning about the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center: a discussion with Kelly Woods
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Learning about the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center: a discussion with Kelly Woods

Feb 08 2023 | 01:04:03

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Show Notes

Kelly Woods, Director of the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center (LLC), talks about her interagency career in wildland fire beginning as a GS-1 wildland firefighter on a type 2 hand crew, working various suppression and support jobs with different agencies, to her current position as director of the Wildland Fire LLC.  We discuss the development of the center, the mission to facilitate learning from our experiences - good and bad, and the importance of emotional learning from past events through staff rides. We can become more professional, efficient, and safer at what we do through inquiry, opportunity, and dialogue. Kelly also takes a moment to reflect on being a mother while navigating her wildland fire management career. 

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