PhysOrg Posted June 26, 2019 Share Posted June 26, 2019 Millions of acres of pine woodlands once covered a large portion of the Midwest. But as humans logged these trees and suppressed natural fires, the woodlands gave way to dense forests with thick leaf litter and tree species that were less fire-resistant, leading to more intense and unpredictable fires as well as the loss of native bird habitats. View the full article Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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