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Saturday, September 13, 2008


Today was fairly light in news on wildfires, so we lead off with an NPR episode about Yellowstone's recovery from the fires of 1988, followed by one on fuel reduction up near the Grand Canyon. Firefighters are preparing for a controlled burn in Idaho, and firefighters in Oregon and California are battling several fires, as shown by the last three articles.

Yellowstone Fires: Ecological Blessings In Disguise

17,337 acres proposed for thinning on Kaibab

State Highway 75 to SNRA re-opens after fire controlled

Hot weather fuels Oregon wildfires

Wildfire north of Prospect proves hard to handle

Small fire in Pogonip points to larger concern for Santa Cruz park rangers

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