Studies show prescribed burns key to forest resiliency

Scientists are studying old wildfires to find what forest treatments slowed the flames – and what treatments didn’t work so well. Researchers are looking closely at the Schneider Springs fire, the largest wildfire in Washington in 2021. NWNews | By Courtney Flatt | Published November 18, 2022 at 4:15 PM PST Scientists discovered one type of treatment […]

Rep. Lauren Boebert criticizes Forest Service chief for pausing prescribed burns

Federal agency says decision will have minimal impact By Aedan Hannon Herald Staff Writer | | Tuesday, May 31, 2022 2:02 Updated Tuesday, May. 31, 2022 5:21 Third Congressional District Rep. Lauren Boebert has criticized the U.S. Forest Service for pausing prescribed burns. However, the pause will have little effect on the agency’s prescribed burn […]

Center combines Indigenous, Western knowledge to fight climate change

LANSING – Michigan State University and the Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians are fighting climate change while preserving Anishinaabeg cultural practices.  By  Capital News Service | | January 3, 2022 Incorporating Indigenous voices and working with the tribe has transformed their approach to science and research, according to both Gary Roloff and Eric Clark, […]