Kristi Bulock’s Wildfire Career Blazes Bright

Respected Alaska Fire Management Officer leaves big shoes to fill

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Kristi Bulock 📷 USFWS

Given A Chance: Becoming a Hotshot

“I Wanted to Lead…”

High Expectations in Alaska

kristi bulock observes a post-fire landscape
kristi bulock observes a post-fire landscape
📷 USFWS/Leah Eskelin

Called to Respond: Tragedy in New York

In Motion: A Wildfire Professional

Back to Alaska

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Flying detection in McGrath, Alaska. 📸USFWS.

Meeting the Challenge: A Lifetime of Skill Brought to the Kenai

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📸USFWS.
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Swan Lake wildfire from the air 📷AK DOF/Jay Walker
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Andy Loranger and Kristi briefing Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, Bob Wallace, about the 2019 Swan Lake wildfire 📷 USFWS

When did you join the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service?

What do you think people would find most surprising about your job?

How do Alaska’s wild places sustain you?

What’s your foremost concern about Alaska’s wildlife resources?

When I’m not at work, I’m…..

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Playing with dogs. Courtesy of Kristi Bulock.

What’s the greatest misconception visitors have about Alaska?

What’s a particularly treasured memory about Alaska or your job?

What advice would you give people who want to work for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service?

What wildlife species particularly inspires you?

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