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Fire severity study challenges conventional wisdom on preventing all severe fires

by Chris Turner, Boulder Weekly

The message behind the results of new wildfire research is clear.  It’s time for a new approach to managing wildfire in the West.  The study, out of the Earth Research Institute of the University of California at Santa Barbara, says that in many areas, contrary to popular belief among fire managers, there is actually a deficit of the most damaging types of fires.

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