Wildfire management vs. fire suppression benefits forest and watershed

An unprecedented 40-year experiment in a 40,000-acre valley of Yosemite National Park strongly supports the idea that managing fire, rather than suppressing it, makes wilderness areas more resilient to fire, with the added benefit of increased water availability and resistance to drought.

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An unprecedented 40-year experiment in a 40,000-acre valley of Yosemite National Park strongly supports the idea that managing fire, rather than suppressing it, makes wilderness areas more resilient to fire, with the added benefit of increased water availability and resistance to drought.

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Keyword Fire Research, Wildlife Management, Natural Research Management
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 9/11/2018 7:57
Language English
Date Record Checked: 9/11/2018 7:55 (W3C-DTF)

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