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Controlled burning is an important ecological tool to keep plant communities in balance. Fire is a natural part of nature. Man's tendency to view all fires as bad and prevent them has resulted in many areas where the natural community is badly out of balance. Controlled burns help restore balance without the devastation of wildfires.
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.
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  • The wiregrass in a long leaf pine community is coming back after a controlled burn, which removed the old growth and younr hardwood trees.
    ae burn reg...jpg
  • The wiregrass in a long leaf pine community is coming back after a controlled burn, which removed the old growth and younr hardwood trees.
    ae burn reg...jpg
  • Warning signs are used to notify motorists that they are approaching an area that is being burned.
    ae warning ...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.  The burn is monitored to ensure that it does not get out of control.
    ae control ...jpg
  • The plowed ground is a fire break used to control the fire during a burn.
    ae fire bre...jpg
  • Warning signs are used to notify motorists that they are approaching an area that is being burned.
    ae burn war...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.
    ae control ...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.
    ae control ...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.  The burn is monitored to ensure that it does not get out of control.
    ae control ...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.  The burn is monitored to ensure that it does not get out of control.
    ae control ...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.
    ae control ...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.
    ae control ...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.
    ae control ...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.  The burn is monitored to ensure that it does not get out of control.
    ae control ...jpg
  • A controlled burn is used to remove old plant material from an area and to kill bushed and young hardwood trees in a pine stand.
    ae control ...jpg
  • The plowed ground is a fire break used to control the fire during a burn.
    ae fire bre...jpg
  • The plowed ground is a fire break used to control the fire during a burn.
    ae fire bre...jpg
  • Warning signs are used to notify motorists that they are approaching an area that is being burned.
    ae warning ...jpg
  • Warning signs are used to notify motorists that they are approaching an area that is being burned.
    ae warning ...jpg
  • The wiregrass in a long leaf pine community is coming back after a controlled burn, which removed the old growth and younr hardwood trees.
    ae burn reg...jpg
  • The wiregrass in a long leaf pine community is coming back after a controlled burn, which removed the old growth and younr hardwood trees.
    ae burn reg...jpg
  • The wiregrass in a long leaf pine community is coming back after a controlled burn, which removed the old growth and younr hardwood trees.
    ae burn reg...jpg
  • The wiregrass in a long leaf pine community is coming back after a controlled burn, which removed the old growth and younr hardwood trees.
    ae burn reg...jpg