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California Wildfire Lessons

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By Daniel Kraker

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Flagstaff, AZ – The statistics from the southern California wildfires are staggering: 7 people dead, more than 700 square miles burned, nearly two thousand homes destroyed. What lessons can we take away from the devastation here in northern Arizona? To answer that question, Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker spoke with Wally Covington; Covington directs Northern Arizona University's Ecological Restoration Institute, and is a nationally recognized expert on forest health and restoration.