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Burning the Baker Wetlands

Jon Boyd, refuge manager of the Baker Wetlands Complex, explains the annual burn of the wetlands to promote new growth, Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

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Randall Uhrich

Hawks are conditioned to gather to scout for rodents escaping the flames. Out of the fire, into the claws! Fire is the best way to kill trees, the worst form of weeds.

2 years, 7 months ago

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Marc Wilborn

Would have loved to see how much his burn boundary was at the other end of the field since the video shows him burning with the wind. Best way to eliminate red cedar going. Brings back a lot of memories, some terrifying.

2 years, 7 months ago

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