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Should We Be Conducting Prescribed Fires During Drought?

As we enter a second year of drought in central Nebraska, I’m starting to hear discussions about whether or not it’s a good idea to conduct prescribed fires when conditions are so dry.  I have some ideas about this, but am curious … Continue reading

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Happy New (Dry) Year – 2013

Happy New Year!  It sure is nice to start 2013 with some moisture on the ground.  Let’s hope we get some more… Ecologically speaking, the biggest local story in 2012 was the dry weather.  In fact, our nearest “large” city, Grand Island, Nebraska had … Continue reading

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