Category: Ecology

Why Timing for Prescribed Burns in Crucial for Wildfire Resilience

Why Timing for Prescribed Burns in Crucial for Wildfire Resilience

Why Timing for Prescribed Burns in Crucial for Wildfire Resilience

02/06/20

“Why is it important for resilience that we perform prescribed burns at the right time?”

 

Prescribed burning is one of the most common methods for making a landscape more resilient to wildfires. However, some native plant life might be adapted to burn at certain times of the year. If they are lit on fire outside of this time period, then ecological mayhem may ensue and end up harming the environment. This is Why Timing for Prescribed Burns in Crucial for Wildfire Resilience.

 

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