The U.S. Forest Service and Apache County have launched a first-of-its-kind management plan to thin more than 90,000 acres of forest in hopes of preventing catastrophic fires like last year’s record Wallow Fire. Read more»
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The U.S. Forest Service said in a report this month that “intense thinning treatments” can ease future wildfires, by removing trees between 6 and 18 inches in diameter to allow for additional space between trees. Read more»