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Virginia Tech Expert Available to Talk About Health and Economic Impact of Southern Forest Fires

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Livestock, Landowners and the Threatened Chiricahua Leopard Frog May Benefit From a Restoration, Conservation Project in Grant County, New Mexico

Several organizations and private landowners are working on restoration techniques to improve wildlife habitat and forage for livestock in Grant County, New Mexico. Projects include stock tank rehabilitation, as well as riparian, spring and wetland restoration.

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Virginia Tech Expert Available to Talk About How Health and Economic Impact of Wildfires Can Be Felt Hundreds of Miles From the Flames

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As Hazard Warnings Increase, Experts Urge Better Decisions on Who and When to Warn

Effective warnings are a growing need as expanding global populations confront a wide range of hazards, such as a hurricane, wildfire, toxic chemical spill or any other environmental hazard threatens safety.

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California Wildfires: Expert available to discuss wildfire simulations supporting fire prevention and planning

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El Nino, Amazon fires, Jim Randerson, Yang Chen

El Niño Could Drive Intense Season for Amazon Fires

The long-lasting effects of El Niño are projected to cause an intense fire season in the Amazon, according to the 2016 seasonal forecast from scientists at NASA and the University of California, Irvine.

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Climate, Wildfire, peat fires, bogs, smoke exposure, Alberta, Environment, agriculture and climate change

From Fire Break to Fire Hazard

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The peat bogs of the world, once waterlogged repositories of dead moss, are being converted into fuel-packed fire hazards that can burn for months and generate deadly smoke, warns a McMaster researcher who documents the threat – and a possible solution ¬– in a paper published today in the journal Nature Scientific reports.

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@UUtah Geographer Available to Comment on Wildfire Evacuation "Trigger Points" and a Way to Let Homeowners Check on Their Property

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Wildfire on Warming Planet Requires Adaptive Capacity at Local, National, Int'l Scales

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'Fire adaptive communities' live compatibly with wildfire -- in some cases for centuries or millennia; magnitude of the wildfire challenges we face on a warming planet will demand greater collaboration and integration.

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Kansas State University, KSU, K-State, John Briggs, Tallgrass, Prairie, prairie fire, Flint Hills, Ecosystem, Grassland, Prescribed burns, Ecology

Ecologists Advise an Increase in Prescribed Grassland Burning to Maintain Ecosystem, Livelihood

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At least 50 percent of the tallgrass prairie in the Flint Hills is burned every three to four years or less frequently and is susceptible to becoming shrubland if fire frequencies are not increased.







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