Media


Title

Misconceptions and Benefits of Fire
Media Type: Video
Publisher(s):
  • US Forest Service
Recording Date: February 19, 2019

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • ecosystem management
  • fire benefits
  • fire impacts
  • fire spread
Record Maintained By:
FRAMES Staff; catalog@frames.gov
Record Last Modified: March 27, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 57421

Description

The most common misconception of wildfire is that all fire is bad. But there are important benefits that smaller and more frequent fires offer to the environment. Matt Jolly, an ecologist at the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, talks about the natural and important role of fire in maintaining a healthy ecosystem.

Recording Length: 0:02:33
Online Link(s):
Link to this video (streaming; YouTube)