Fire and BIrds
In the Northern Rocky Mountains, over 80
bird species nest and forage in burned areas following stand-replacement fi re.
Fire and Invasive Weeds
Wildland fire is a natural process that often rejuvenates native plant communities. However, a downside can be the invasion of exotic plants.
Fire is often thought of as a catastrophic event. In actuality, the occurrence of fire in a wildland setting is an essential part of the natural cycle.