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Biological Research on Fire in the West

Fire is necessary for natural communities, but damage can be severe in altered ecosystems. Problems include fuel build-up because of long-term fire prevention, the invasion of non-native grasses in arid areas that promote larger, more frequent fires, and building communities in natural areas.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-03-03 14:42:28
Description Fire is necessary for natural communities, but damage can be severe in altered ecosystems. Problems include fuel build-up because of long-term fire prevention, the invasion of non-native grasses in arid areas that promote larger, more frequent fires, and building communities in natural areas.
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Source United States Geological Survey
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-03-03 14:35:34
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Date Last Modified 2009-03-03 14:42:28
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-03-03 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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