University of Idaho Extension Forestry

Fire in the Forest

Though a natural part of the many and varied ecosystems of Idaho, wildfire is one of the most feared, fought, and controversial components of our physical environment. Gain an understanding of fire ecology and obtain important information about living and playing in the wild land/urban interface.
 
Fire in the ForestFire Ecology
The landscapes of Idaho are ones born of volcanic eruptions, molded by glaciers and floods, and refined by frequent wildfires.
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Fire and the Wild Land-Urban Interface Fire and the Wildland/Urban Interface
Though a natural part of the many and varied ecosystems of Idaho, wildfire is one of the most feared, fought, and controversial components of our physical environment.
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