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Forest managers hindered in efforts to use prescribed burns to control costly wildfires

Forest managers hindered in efforts to use prescribed burns to control costly wildfires

Land managers are seen trying to contain a fire. A new UF/IFAS study shows southern land managers would like to use prescribed burns more frequently to prevent wildfires and protect the ecosystem. But they face numerous barriers, including insurance, costs and proximity to development. Credit: UF/IFAS file photo Forest managers would prefer to use prescribed […]