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Texas A&M Forest Service

A Land in Balance

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Texas and Oklahoma use prescribed burning - the planned and deliberate application of fire as a land management tool - for many reasons.
Prescribed fire is good for:
• many different types of landscapes and vegetation
• improved water shed function
• diversity of plants and trees
• wildlife habitat
• rangeland management
• endangered species management
• removal of litter, dead debris, brush, fallen trees - understory removal
• reduction in available fuel for large, intense, rapidly-spreading wildfires
• soil nutrients
• carbon storage
Prescribed fire is good for people too. It takes everyone working together - first responders, local and state officials, and landowners - to keep our landscapes healthy and our citizens and communities safe. Show less
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