Prescribed Burns

A controlled or prescribed burn, also known as hazard reduction burning, backfire, swailing, or a burn-off, is a fire set intentionally for purposes of forest management, fire suppression, farming, prairie restoration or greenhouse gas abatement.

Read more in the app

Fighting Fire With Fire: The Power of Prescribed Burns To Curb Megafires in California, Oregon, and Washington

Prescribed burns encourage foul-smelling invaders

California's Dixie Fire shows impact of legacy effects, prescribed burns

Prescribed Burns Are More Dangerous because of Climate Change