TITLE

Fire: Friend and foe

AUTHOR(S)
Larmer, Paul
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
High Country News;8/20/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on forest fires as one means to restore the ecosystems in the Western U.S. to its natural state. He says that the introduction of exotic species that thrive on fire have increased the chances of fires. He believes that fires should not always be put out because its occurrence in the West is inevitable. However, he adds that keeping exotic plants from overrunning native ecosystems will require a multipronged strategy.
ACCESSION #
26328370

 

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