Fort McCoy uses prescribed burns to cut wildfire chance, help habitats
Photo Credit: Scott T. Sturkol, Fort McCoy Public Affairs
The first prescribed burn of 2014 occurred along the railroad grade that extends through Fort McCoy's (Wis.) South Post range areas. The area was selected based on the potential for passing trains to spark wildfires where dead vegetation lined the tracks.
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