Sunday, June 19, 2011

Schultz fire burn area mulching to reduce flooding, debris flows

This video from the Arizona (Flagstaff) Daily Sun, explains the shredding of burned or downed trees to make a mulch that is spread on the burned areas to reduce flooding and erosion that could lead to debris flows.

Last year's Schultz fire in the mountains above Flagstaff offers lessons learned to the residents facing monsoon rains coming on the heals of the current wildfires.

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