Tag: fire ecology

How Fire Can Restore a Forest (TIME LAPSE VIDEO)

Written by | July 24th, 2013

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Photographer Rich Reid puts his equipment to the test documenting a controlled burn and amazing forest regrowth at Georgia’s Moody Forest Natural Area.

Father’s Day: Playing with Fire

Written by | June 10th, 2013

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As kids we’re taught not to play with fire. So how do you explain your job to your sons when you’re setting managed, controlled fires for a living? The Conservancy’s Sam Lindblom shares his story.

Traditional Fire Practices: Making a Difference in Mexico

Written by | July 31st, 2009

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In 1999, a year after widespread, drought-driven fires caused extensive damage to the country’s forests, the Mexican government began looking for ways to improve and strengthen its national fire program. But, like many governments, they assumed that all burning was bad and focused their efforts on ways to prevent people living in rural areas from […]

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