Comprehensive Science Review Shows Fuel Treatments Reduce Future Wildfire Severity

There is a common belief that prescribed burning, thinning trees, and clearing underbrush reduce the risk and severity of future fires. But is that true? Researchers delved into the scientific literature for a closer look. Spoiler alert: the answer is “yes.” Proactive ecological forest management can change how fires behave and reduce wildfire severity under various conditions and forest types.

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