the new york times had an interesting piece about
forest fire risk management that was printed on
sunday, august 20th. their main focus revolved around
how forestry mis-management has created an at-risk
forest community, but they also mentioned some of the
hazards/preventions for homeowners who wish to build
in the dynamic forest environment.
good luck and i hope the smoke clears soon!
madison county recycling center
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> From: Jon Hudson <email@example.com>
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> Montana is in the midst of the worst wildfire season
> for many, many
> decades. When this tragic episode is ended, our
> long road to recovery will
> just be beginning.
> Does anyone have any generic or readily adaptable
> material or information
> related to fire recovery efforts? We're not looking
> so much for "how to
> restore your smoke-damaged clothing" or
> fire-resistant roofing ideas, but
> more on the order of "what kind of grass do you
> plant to reduce erosion and
> sediment-loading of streams?" or "what kind of
> landscaping can I install to
> reduce fire potential and conserve water?", or "what
> is the best way to
> handle fire-generated wastes?" There are many other
> aspects of wildfire
> recovery, so we would appreciate any and all
> Thanks for your input.
> Jon Hudson
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> Jon Hudson
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