Benefits to fireproofing forests

Source: Aginfo.net

 IMAGE BY VLADIMIR MELNIKOV / DREAMSTIME.COM

IMAGE BY VLADIMIR MELNIKOV / DREAMSTIME.COM

In a discussion with Oregon-based NRCS public affairs officer Tracy Robillard I learned of a project in which private landowners are trying to a certain extent limit the chance of wildfires burning up their private forests. But there are other benefits to their prevention efforts. “When you do these types of forest health projects, you are reducing the risk of a catastrophic wildfire but there are also many other benefits…

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