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Fall 2017 Prescribed Fires

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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
National Park Service
Indiana
Porter, IN 46304

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Photographs — Fall 2017 Prescribed Fires

Mnoke Prairie

12/4/2017

Prairie fires need more intensity and heat than a regular oak-savanah woodlands in order to achieve our desired effects. In this case, we need intense fire to kill the saplings and other trees trying to encroach on the prairie.