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  • An Idaho forest burns almost naturally

    The writer welcomes fires set to fireproof the forest floor

  • Burning down the house

    Despite the promises of the Healthy Forests Act, the Bush administration has proposed sweeping cuts to community fire programs in the West

  • National Fire Plan vs. the Healthy Forests rule changes

    The National Fire Plan, the Healthy Forests Initiative and the Healthy Forests Restoration Act are explained and compared

  • The War on Wildfire

    President Bush says the Healthy Forests Restoration Act and Initiative were needed to fight wildfire, but several years into the new rules, critics question whether the changes they brought were helpful or even necessary

  • Yellowstone fires still ignite controversy

    In Scorched Earth, journalist Rocky Barker describes firsthand the chaos and consequences of the Yellowstone fires

  • Wildfire can make you run for your life

    The writer and friends interrupt their campout to run for their lives from a fast-moving forest fire

  • Alien grasses are finding new homes in Arizona

    The writer speaks up for alien grasses that spread fire through the desert

  • Why this 'seasonal' rides the public’s range

    The writer looks for lightning strikes in Grand Teton National Park

  • Drought and spring rains portend an explosive summer

    The Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies brace for a fierce fire season, and desperately seek the resources to fight it.

  • Keepers of the Flame

    Black Range District Fire Manager Toby Richards is returning fire to its natural place on New Mexico’s Gila National Forest – and leading the charge for Fire Use in the West.

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