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Why We Can't Just Let Fire Burn

Date: February 19, 2019
Presenter(s): Colin C. Hardy
Description: With the understanding the fire on the landscape is important to forest health, why aren’t more fires allowed to burn? Colin Hardy, program manager at the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, explains the balance of improving forest health and protecting critical infrastructure from uncharacteristic fires. (video 3 minutes in length).
Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Extreme Fire Behavior, Fire Ecology
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Video
NRFSN number: 18967
Record updated: Mar 5, 2019