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Monday, January 2, 2023


 Depending on where you recreate and live, and of course weather, you may see this type of fuel reduction burning on federal lands this time of year. Usually, there will be signs along roadways where you can see the smoke so you don't report it (as it is controlled, done on purpose).

The USDA Forest Service has undertaken a 10-year strategy to confront the wildfire crisis (especially in the west, and particularly in CA). Speaking as someone who served for nearly 30 years in the wildland fire service, and the same guy who wrote about how we are now in the Mega-Fire Generation ( I am always happy to see more prescribed (controlled) burning in most forests of the west.

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