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 […]

Healthy forests require prescribed burns and year-around management

Andrus Road Fire

By Kim Schrier, Special to The Times | Nov. 5, 2021 at 11:21 am | Updated Nov. 5, 2021 at 11:21 am With the West’s wildfire season coming to an end, now is the time to examine our forest management strategies and ways to improve them as we grapple with climate change. This year brought another catastrophic […]