Friday, September 4, 2015

"In wildland, every fire put out is a problem put off..."

Fire activity.  Photo: BLM
Wildfire is a striking story, often filled with the drama of danger. But there's a narrative missing from many of the reports: We need more controlled fires to prevent these runaway infernos, says Stephen Pyne, Historian and Professor at Arizona State University.
“The big story right now, from my perspective, is not the millions of acres burning because of wildfire, it’s the tens of millions that are not being burned under controlled conditions,” Pyne said.
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