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Setting Fires to Avoid Fires | Media Coverage

Firefighter perform prescribed burn
Jan 22, 2020

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Stanford researchers identify and provide solutions for implementing prescribed burns to help lower wildfire risks in California.

Published Study

Barriers and enablers for prescribed burns for wildfire management in CaliforniaNature Sustainability

News Release

Setting Fires to Avoid Fires: Stanford Study Outlines Approaches to Enable More Prescribed Burns 

Media Coverage

Jan. 20, 2020 | Controlled burns prevent California wildfires, study says. Why aren't there more? | The Sacramento Bee

Jan. 21, 2020 | Why isn't California using more prescribed burns to reduce fire risk? | Ars Technica

Jan. 22, 2020 | California needs to set more fires | Popular Science

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