Prescribed fires are backed by science. But shifts in climate patterns could make them more challenging | StateImpact Pennsylvania

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July 1, 2022 | 4:12 AM As climate change surges through communities around the world, drought- and heat-induced wildfires are ravaging forests. One tool meant to prevent the onset of wildfires in dying forests is a prescribed burn. Prescribed burns are fires deliberately set to dying forest vegetation in the interest of preventing unintentional wildfires…

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