The Nature Conservancy Thinning Forests To Reduce Wildfire Risk

To restore a forest and reduce the risk of severe wildfires, a conservation group is cutting down trees. The Nature Conservancy is selectively logging dry forests in Washington’s Central Cascades as part of a long-term plan to make thousands of privately owned...

In New Mexico, Natural Wildfires Help Crews Do Forest Thinning

With storm clouds come lightning, and in the desert Southwest, that means wildfires may be swift to follow. This summer’s increase in rain across much of New Mexico means conditions are ripe for wildland fire crews to help naturally caused fires move across forests...