45 minutes | Oct 7, 2020

5: Fire - Why It's Good for Agriculture & Habitats

Fire is a powerful force of nature and it can serve a valuable purpose when it comes to agriculture, landscapes and natural habitats. Ben Wheeler, a local Wildlife Biologist, talks about the advantages of controlled burns and is a great resource for area landowners when it comes to the process of planning for and executing a controlled burn. He also debunks a few misconceptions about the damage fires cause for habitats and wildlife species. If you’re interested in learning more about having a prescribed burn done on your property, contact Ben Wheeler at (308) 750-2652 or via email: Ben.Wheeler@nebraska.gov
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