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Saturday, May 03, 2014


United States

(1) In response to an article blaming environmentalists' efforts worsening wildfires, Wildfire NOTD subscriber Rick Halsey, Director of the California Chaparral Institute, sent along an article co-written by Wildfire NOTD subscriber Dominick DellaSala, President of the Geos Institute, that touts the ecological importance of wildfires
Why Large Fires are an Ecological Necessity

(2) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Mikel Robinson, Executive Director of the International Association of Wildland Fire, sent along an invitation to a webinar which will discuss the adverse effects of smoke from low-intensity prescribed fires used for fuels management on May 7th
Predicting Local Smoke Dispersion During Low-Intensity Wildland Fires in Forested Environments

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