A Long-feared Force Returns

After nearly a century of all-out war on fire in our forests, ecologists and foresters are changing their minds about fire. They now see how fire keeps forests healthy.

But bringing fire back isn't easy. Living with fire means means balancing many things, including wildlife, recreation, smoke, logging, scenery, private property rights, and forest health.

This game lets you manage fire in the Ponderosa pine habitat. If you don't want to play right now, click "explore topics" and select a subject to learn more.

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