Can wildfires be good for the environment

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Forest fires may seem like a bad thing, and they usually are, but can they be good for the environment? Read the full blog at: http://blog.worldweatheronline.com/2014/03/20/can-wildfires-good-environment/

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Can wildfires be good for the environment

  1. 1. www.worldweatheronline.com Can Wildfires be good for the environment?
  2. 2. www.worldweatheronline.com Can Wildfires be good for the environment? Forest fires may seem like a bad thing, and they usually are. However, land- management professionals and firefighters sometimes set fires for good reasons.
  3. 3. www.worldweatheronline.com Fires can be used to promote new, healthy forest growth by clearing away brush and leaving the revitalized soil free. Can Wildfires be good for the environment?
  4. 4. www.worldweatheronline.com On average, more than 100,000 wildfires, clear 4 to 5 million acres of land in the U.S. every year. In recent years, wildfires have burned up to 9 million acres of land. Can Wildfires be good for the environment?
  5. 5. www.worldweatheronline.com Although often harmful and destructive to humans, naturally occurring and controlled burn fires play an integral role in nature. Can Wildfires be good for the environment?
  6. 6. www.worldweatheronline.com To read the full article visit: Can Wildfires be good for the environment? Can Wildfires be good for the environment?

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