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Pollution from forest fires is impacting thehealth of people with asthma and otherchronic obstructive lung diseases.Climate change is widely expected to disrupt futurefire patterns around the world, with some regions,such as the western United States, seeing morefrequent fires within the next 30 years.Forest Fires are for realFrank CharneyObey local laws regarding open fires, includingcampfires.Open burning of brush to clear landprior to construction or burning of constructiondebris, household trash, or leaves is prohibited.Think about the environment before you burnanything on your camp site. Bring bags to dispose oftrash instead of burning it.
Forest fires are for real• BioMed Central Limited. "Measuring the consequence of forest fires on publichealth." ScienceDaily, 28 Jan. 2013. Web. 22 Apr. 2013.• University of California - Berkeley. "Climate change to alter global fire risk."ScienceDaily, 12 Jun. 2012. Web. 22 Apr. 2013.• State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protectionhttp://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2697&q=322784&deepNav_GID=1631http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2684&Q=321772&deepNav_GID=1619%20"DEEP: Forestry." DEEP: Forestry. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Apr. 2013.<http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2697>.• Image: http://www.americanforests.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/smokey.jpgFrank Charney