Tag: fire crew

Does Snow Burn?

Written by | March 29th, 2013

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From the classroom to nature — college students battle a blizzard to learn about the restorative power of fire along Nebraska’s Niobrara River.

Reflections on 50 Years of Burning in The Nature Conservancy

Written by | April 26th, 2012

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In 1962, Dr. Don Lawrence set out to do what never had been done before at the Conservancy: he was going to burn nature to save it.

The Arizona Wildfires

Written by | June 10th, 2011

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The editor of Arizona Highways magazine describes his shock and sorrow at the blaze that’s already consumed some 336,000 acres of forests in the eastern part of the state.

Controlled Burning: Is It Worth It?

Written by | September 8th, 2009

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Blane Heumann is director of fire management for The Nature Conservancy. On August 26, a controlled burn (also known as a prescribed fire) got away from a federal fire crew in Yosemite National Park. The Big Meadow fire, which was planned to span one day and 91 acres, is being mopped up today after having […]

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