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Prescribed burning beneficial to Texas Lands – Prescribed Burn School Offered

Prescribed burning is one way to fight wildfires with…well, fire. While controlled burning can rid forested areas of excess leaves and other highly flammable material, it’s also a way to improve rangeland, restore prairies and manage wildlife habitat. More Texans are taking note of the management practice. A recent Texas A&M Forest Service survey showed more than 400,000 acres were treated by prescribed burns in 2018, an increase of nearly 50,000 acres over the previous year. “Folks are starting to understand that prescribed fire is not just a… Read More →