In summer of 2021, the Bootleg Fire burned across more than 413,000 acres of southern Oregon, making it the third largest wildfire in Oregon history. Nearly 15,000 of those acres were on The Nature Conservancy's Sycan Marsh Preserve. For two decades, this location has been used for extensive research about fire behavior and forest management. When the Bootleg Fire came to Sycan Marsh, it provided an unprecedented opportunity to examine years worth of work to better understand the results of various proactive tactics.

In this video, we visit Sycan Marsh before, during and after the Bootleg Fire and learn from the many partners, including The Nature Conservancy, The Klamath Tribes, and the U.S. Forest Service, who work to protect and restore this special place.

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Aug 3, 2022
Fire Behavior, Fuels, Fuel Treatments & Effects, Naturally-ignited Fire-use treatments, Prescribed Fire-use treatments