Wildfires a positive factor in grasslands, UNL study shows – Daily Nebraskan

By Chief Michael Oriente | Prevention

Nov 27


Daily Nebraskan

Wildfires a positive factor in grasslands, UNL study shows
Daily Nebraskan
“They thrive with fires.” The study concluded that overgrazing and drought are more harmful than fires. The fires can actually help the land and prevent other plants from growing in the grasslands. “However, [fire] prevention is unnecessary to prevent …

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Retired Battalion Chief with 27 yrs of experience in the Fire Service. Serving the people of Hudson County New Jersey in a department called North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue protecting West New York, Union City, Weehawken, North Bergen, and Guttenburg. This area is one of the most densely populated in the the United States. The department is operating with 10 Engine companies, 4 Ladder companies, 1 Rescue company, 1 Safety Officer, 3 Battalion Chief's and 1 Deputy Chief. Some of my specific skill areas are Staff development and leadership, Emergency response procedures, Standard operating procedure writing, Training Instruction, Incident management, Radio communications, Fire Safety, Fire Prevention

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