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Prescribed Burns, Thinning Helps Forests Tackle Wildfires

March 8, 2020 by


From the team at CFACT ~ To burn, or not to burn. That is the question. For a number of years, environmentalists and forest management experts have debated over the wisdom of administering tree thinning and “prescribed burns” to attempt to lessen the impacts of catastrophic wildfires in our wilderness areas. Such thinning is typically […]

Finally, Some Common-Sense Western Fire Policies

September 18, 2017 by


New DOI and DOA policy to cut overgrown, diseased, dead, and burned trees is long overdue By Paul Driessen ~ President Trump promised to bring fresh ideas and policies to Washington. Now Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue are doing exactly that in a critically important area: forest management and conflagration prevention. […]