The TRADITION/HISTORY prescribed burn in Florida

Prescribed burn of under brush in Florida has a HISTORY

#1 Tradition:History Prescribed burn

 

#2 Tradition:History Prescribed burn

 

 

A couple posts ago was about WEATHER and how this is the dry season in Florida which is also known as fire season https://pcphotoblog.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/weather/

Bicycling in Lake Kissimmee State Park in Florida the took the reality of controlled burns to a new level. Brush fires are dangerous and scary as well as necessary for the management of undeveloped land.

Prescribed burning is not “setting fire to the woods” to let them burn as our ancestors may have done decades or centuries ago, although they often did so for some of the same reasons we do today. Rather it is the planned and deliberate use of controlled fire to achieve land management objectives http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr055

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