An attack helicopter draws water from Iron Gate Lake during the disastrous 2018 Klamathon Fire in Siskiyou County, California
The ongoing intensive close-up study of wild horses in terrestrial ecosystems has revealed new insights into their evolving symbiotic state with plants and animals.
A family of wild horses living in a remote forest have grazed symbiotically on a firebreak, which protects a forest of old-growth champion conifers against disastrous wildfires. Fuel overloading causes abnormally hot wildfires that kill Eve
USFS defines ‘2.5-foot grass and 2-foot brush’ with wildfire fuel details
Horse droppings near a juniper tree used as shelter by wild horses survived a wildfire. Horses scraped fuel under the tree and scratched the low ends (aka: fire ladders) making the tree fireproof
Re-establishing herbivores from our native species, including wild horses, could make western landscapes able to withstand wildfires again safely and cost-effectively.
By learning from history and nature, we can make American landscapes fireproof again today through smart management of our herbivore populations.”
– William E. Simpson II – Founder/Exec. Director of the Wild Horse Fire Brigade
Yreka, California, United States, December 16, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ – Recently, some media outlets have put forward the unproven idea that …
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