Elk NetworkWhat is a Prescribed Fire?

Conservation | June 25, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is a proponent of applying prescribed fire to the landscape as a benefit for wildlife habitat and overall forest health.

Prescribed fire helps prevent large, high intensity wildfires by reducing the amount of fuel available to burn.

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game, in conjunction with the RMEF and the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest, produced a series of informational videos to highlight the importance of prescribed burning