Save the Forests? Set Them On Fire.

We’ve done a lot of damage to our forests over the years through logging and poor fire management. All this has led to the devastating fire seasons that currently dominate the Western United States. But the Forest Service has learned a lot since then and now know the benefits that the right kind of fires can have on the ecosystem. Follow firefighters and ecologists as they perform a prescribed fire and demonstrate the power that these low-intensity fires possess.