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This downed log from a Douglas-fir in the wake of a prescribed burn shows the carbonized blackening that is the typical first-order effect of fire. Though these burn marks may look alarming, BLM Fire Management Specialist Greg Schenk has seen that a refreshed wave of biodiversity reliably emerges in sagebrush rangelands that have been treated with low-intensity prescribed burns as part of conifer removal work in southwest Montana.
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Fire management