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USDA, Partners Unveil New Fire Mapping Tool

Dan Forestry, USDA-NRCS

Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) unveiled the new Southeast FireMap, a fire mapping tool for the Southeastern U.S. that enables resource managers to improve their regional or local approaches to managing wildfire risk and fire management needs through targeted prescribed burns and training. Fire management helps improve forest ecosystem health, increases timber values, reduces the risk of wildfire damage …