We’ve seen a lot of articles on wildfires of late, but this one is spot on in terms of our response. “The standard procedure to reduce wildfire risk is to clear habitat. We have spent millions of dollars doing this for nearly a century. Nevertheless, our homes keep burning. That’s because while vegetation management such as fuel breaks and prescribed burns can help during non-extreme fire events, they do little to suppress extreme events.” Read the OpEd by Rick Halsey with the California Chaparral Institute.
Read the OpEd in the Los Angeles Times.