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The Chetco Bar Fire remained relatively quiet for its first month before exploding into Oregon's largest wildfire. Courtesy of Chetco Bar Fire incident command team

To Save Money And Resources, Replanting Trees After Wildfires May Not Be Necessary

After wildfire season ends each year, land managers start planning what comes next for the areas that burned. Often, the strategy used to ensure the forests return is to salvage log and then replant. But a recent study suggests that in some areas, it might be just as effective to leave the forest alone. Continue Reading To Save Money And Resources, Replanting Trees After Wildfires May Not Be Necessary

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This Togo pack wolf, an adult male shown when he was radio-collared in early June, is now marked for death by Washington's Department of Fish and Wildlife. CREDIT: WDFW

More Wolf Kills Authorized By Wildlife Managers In Northeastern Washington

Washington officials have authorized the killing of wolves in two more of the state’s packs. Conservationists oppose the move. They say it could only worsen wolf-livestock conflicts. The order comes after wildlife officials confirmed wolves preyed on four cows in one attack and six in another this past fall. Continue Reading More Wolf Kills Authorized By Wildlife Managers In Northeastern Washington

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