We’ve spent 100 years growing a tinderbox across the West. Now it’s wildfire season.

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In a world of out-of-control wildfires, it’s hard to imagine a
“controlled burn.” But it’s a Native American practice that
worked for thousands of years to keep forests healthy.

This story was originally published by Grist with the headline
We’ve spent 100 years growing a tinderbox across the West. Now
it’s wildfire season.
on May 15, 2019.

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We’ve spent 100 years growing a tinderbox across the West. Now it’s wildfire season.