How forest management makes a difference in mega fires

Will Whelan of The Nature Conservancy of Idaho talks about how thinning and forest restoration can blunt impacts of mega fires.
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Will Whelan of The Nature Conservancy of Idaho talks about how thinning and forest restoration can blunt impacts of mega fires.
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In age of megafires, firefighters shouldn’t be receiving blame

August 18, 2016 02:30 PM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."