WATERAX is a proud supporter of The Smokey Generation and the American Wildfire Experience project since the beginning in 2019. We are thrilled to partner again this year to support wildland firefighters and help them share their fascinating stories! It is an honor for us to stand beside passionate wildland firefighters, offering our support.

Calling all courageous wildland firefighters who wish to help tell the story of fire from their own perspective. Let’s collect and share captivating stories so together we can preserve the history and culture of the wildland firefighting industry. If you wish to help ignite a powerful discussion about wildland firefighters apply for AWE’s Wildland Fire Digital Storytelling Micro-grants for your chance to receive $500.

Apply before June 4th to be part of a captivating narrative, honoring the profound impact of wildland fire. By sharing your experiences you will help future generations understand the dedication, sacrifices, and camaraderie that define this remarkable industry. Each individual has a unique perspective and one-of-a-kind experiences that can greatly contribute by adding depth and richness to the wildland firefighting industry for generations to come.

Apply today: Share your story