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Various photos of prescribed burning activity
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Prescribed Fire

Support Good Fires and Prevent Bad Ones

Fire is a natural part of the environment and frequently occurs throughout North Carolina. Many of our forests require fire to remain healthy and thrive. Prescribed fire is the planned use of fire under predetermined weather and fuel parameters to obtain specific management objectives. This is a critical management tool that benefits forests and wildlife, and helps reduce the impact of wildfire hazards in North Carolina.

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