Burning To Benefit Wildlife: A Photo Essay

IMG_2781Most of us sportsmen are keenly aware of the benefits of doing a controlled burn in the spring to re-invigorate vegetative growth aiding all of nature.   From prairie grasses, to song birds, to game animals like deer and pheasant…there’s no disputing how burning as part of a total wildlife management plan is a good thing for all of nature.   To learn more about controlled or prescribed burns, please link here.

Yesterday I caught up with a crew that travels about nine different states in the spring to do these contract controlled burns for private individuals and for the government.   I thought you might like to see a few more of the sights associated with what takes place out on the fire line.   Check out this gallery.

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