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At Risk Community Leads West in Action Against Wildfire

Stevens, B. (2004) At Risk Community Leads West in Action Against Wildfire. NAU Ecological Restoration Institute.


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Just a few years ago, the cutting of trees was prohibited in Ruidoso. Today, the village is leading the nation with ordinances calling for mandatory thinning on private property, an effort applauded by State Forester Barbara Luna. Thinning is more likely going to save their forests than not thinning. It's a whole paradigm shift for a lot of people.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: ERI Library, press release, Ecological Restoration, Communities and fire
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
S Agriculture > SD Forestry
NAU Depositing Author Academic Status: Faculty/Staff
Department/Unit: Research Centers > Ecological Restoration Institute
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2016 20:06
URI: http://openknowledge.nau.edu/id/eprint/2491

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