KUOW News features Mark Finney in "Efforts To Reduce Wildfire Risk Fall Short, Buck Science"

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KUOW News features Mark Finney in "Efforts To Reduce Wildfire Risk Fall Short, Buck Science" posted July 23, 2018

“Politically, we’ve heard this — that we’re going to log our way out of the fire problem. That’s popular with some elected officials,” Mark Finney, a fire behavior scientist with the Forest Service, said in a presentation at the agency’s fire lab in Missoula, Montana. “Well, science shows us that thinning and mechanical activities may be necessary for restoring forest structure and fuel conditions. But they’re not sufficient by themselves.”  Read more...

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