Washington State Magazine

Tag: Forest fires

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Flames in Our Forest: Disaster or Renewal?
Fall 2003
Forest fires have been much in the news. Beginning with the Yellowstone fires in 1988, the West has lived through a series of intense fire years. In 2000, the federal government spent nearly $1.6 billion fighting fires. But over the same period there...
Categories: Public affairs, Environmental studies
Tags: Forest fires

Mimicking Nature's Fire: Restoring Fire-Prone Forests in the West
Winter 2006
Forest health has been much in the news. It is a powerful metaphor—but one of uncertain and ambiguous content. Congress has used it to avoid environmental assessments of logging; opponents of logging have often portrayed it as a smokescreen. Mi...
Categories: Environmental studies
Tags: Forest fires, Natural Resources