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Prescribed burn team standing on road near smoky forest

Smoke 101

Differences between wildfire and prescribed fire smoke in Western States in the U.S. What Is Smoke? Smoke is a byproduct of living and dead vegetation and organic soil, collectively referred [...]
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What is Prescribed Fire?

Fire is an important part of any ecosystem. Disturbances such as fire change landscapes by altering plant and animal populations, removing some species, and allowing others to thrive. These changes can [...]
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Pile Burning 101

This Article contains information from DCFP experts and Deschutes Land Trust write up By Amanda Egertson and Jana Hemphill Here in Central Oregon, we often hear about pile burning in [...]
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Oregon State Study Confirms Successful Eastern Forest Restoration

Story by: Steve Lundebergsteve.lundeberg@oregonstate.edu Source: James Johnstonjames.johnston@oregonstate.edu Forest thinning is improving the robustness of older trees and enhancing native biodiversity on federal lands in eastern Oregon, evidence that collaborative efforts [...]
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