MegaFires – Why wildfires have gotten worse and what we can do about it [Video]

Prescribed burns, log it, graze it or watch it burn? Watch Paul Hessburg explain in his opinion at a TED conference, the history of fires in America and how humans in hindsight have reacted wrongly in his opinion to fire management.

What he has to say does make sense. But are these the only factors? I’d personally never seen the correlation between how the older wood had tighter grain which supposedly kept it from burning as easily before. It does make sense that wood grain with more space between the wood grain would burn faster. How do you feel about what Paul has to say? Login and leave your comments below.

Lolo Forest looks to recover some of the economic value of timber that burned

Lolo Forest looks to recover some of the economic value of timber that burned before it deteriorates excessively. More…

Lolo Forest looks to recover some of the economic value of timber that burned

After nearly 10 percent of the 2-million-acre Lolo National Forest was hit by this summer’s wildfires, officials are working to decide how much burned timber can be salvaged before its economic value is lost.

Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester talk Montana Wildfires on Senate Floor [Videos]

Sen. Steve Daines & Jon Tester spoke on the Senate floor bringing attention to the wildfires currently burning across the state.

We are literally importing lumber from out of state, and even out of the country to keep our Montana lumber mills productive.

American main stream media needs 1000 more journalists like Courtenay DeHoff [Video]

I would bet money that a the majority of Americans would agree with John L. Moore, Montana Author, that “We need 1000 more Courtenay Dehoffs”. Watch the video about the fire ravaged Northwest. Share and comment below and Thank You Courtenay!