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Healthy Forests, An Initiative for Wildfire Prevention and Stronger Communities

Aftermath of the Squires Fire
The Healthy Forest Area Survives

Fire behavior in a small area that was thinned: Fire burns low and on the ground Trees in thinned forest survive fires unharmed and renewed Fire behavior in unthinned forests: Fires burn at high temperatures and reaches tops of trees These severe fires destroy forests, killing trees, sterilizing soils and accelerating erosion

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