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Restoring More than Animals - Returning Fire to American Prairie Reserve

November 21, 2012View for printing

This fall, American Prairie Reserve conducted our first controlled burn of nearly 900 acres in an effort to expand prairie dog habitat and restore an important ecological process to the landscape. The fire was a result of collaboration between the Reserve, US Fish & Wildlife Service, which provided expertise, personnel and equipment to conduct the burn, and World Wildlife Fund, which was instrumental in project and experimental design, securing funding, and arranging for pre- and post-burn scientific monitoring.

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