Prescribed burn in Montana might’ve saved the farm

Prescribed burn in Montana might’ve saved the farm

News Type: State, Regional, Federal Source: Mountain West News
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Almost 20 years ago, Eastern Montana rancher Kenny Rich became worried about acres of overly thick stands of ponderosa pine gone unchecked due to wildfire suppression, so he coordinated a prescribed burn. The move appears to have paid off in the wake of last year’s massive Lodgepole Complex fire.