Seeing the Woods

A blog by the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society

Photo of the Week: Christof Mauch

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Photo: Christof Mauch

Photo: Christof Mauch

A female fire crew from a Malibu penitentiary is on its way to work in the park of Adamson House in Malibu, California. Wildfires regularly rage through this part of California and the inmates are involved in brush clean-up, felling trees, weeding, and the clearing of roads. Firefighting is typically a male domain in the U.S., but several “nonviolent female prisoners” are involved every year in Malibu with fire prevention and firefighting.

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