Santa Fe National Forest fuels & restoration videos, parts 11 and 12

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Screenshot from Part 12 of the Santa Fe NF series of videos on fuel management.

Here are parts 11 and 12 in the series of 12 videos produced by the Santa Fe National Forest on the topic of fuel management and forest restoration.

Fuel Management is defined as:

An act or practice of controlling flammability and reducing resistance to control of wildland fuels [vegetation] through mechanical, chemical, biological, or manual means, or by fire, in support of land management objectives.

Forest Restoration:

Actions to re-instate ecological processes, which accelerate recovery of forest structure, ecological functioning and biodiversity levels towards those typical of climax forest, i.e. the end-stage of natural forest succession.

Part 11, Protecting Cultural Sites

Part 12, If We Do Nothing

Other videos in the series, published weekly, can be seen here. The final video will appear October 20, 2019.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.