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BLM HELPING FORESTS GET BACK ON THEIR FEET

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BLM HELPING FORESTS GET BACK ON THEIR FEET

THE EMERGENCY STABILIZATION AND REHABILITATION TEAM HELPS GET FORESTS BACK TO NORMAL AFTER A SEVERE WILDFIRE.

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BLM HELPING FORESTS GET BACK ON THEIR FEET

Newswatch12's brett taylor has the story on how one program is helping out with that need.

"nat every year wildfires scorch land across oregon and california, leaving devastation where trees, forests and wildlife had llived.

When fire burns the landscape, it leaves a question about whom will help forests recover.

For the bureau of land management, it has the e-s-r.

[take :lower third] çááálisa mereditháááñ sot: (lisa) we start looking at the potiential for esr during the fire.

T-h-e blm says last year more than 300 wildfires in oregon and california burned nearly 50-thousand acres of land.

Although the b-l-m's emergency stabilization and rehabilitation team was created to stabilize forests after a wildfire, it says stabilization is not always required.

[take :lower third] çááálisa mereditháááñ sot: lisa in some areas if teh fire area can recover naturally..

Its not nessecary to do esr. but those are all things that we evaluate for during the fire.

When severity of a wildfire is high, such as two years ago when the miles fire affected more than 84 miles?

Of the rogue river national forest, the e-s-r responded to help repair damage.

[take :lower third] çáááchris volpeáááñ sot:(chris) we had a lot of large wood that was in the stream that consumed by the fire.

So that was the concern from the fishery stand point.

So we tried some j hooks first time we ever tried them.

The intent of them is to slow the water down on that road side and to cause it to degrate material to form a gravel guard and eventually push the channel away from the road.

Tag: and even after the repairs are

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