Creating More Effective Firebreaks


Effective firebreaks are made by doing a controlled burn
between parallel burned strips

Firebreaker in the Press

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service—Fire Management:
New Black Liner Machine Passes First Test for Huron WMD

Healthy Forests and Rangelands:
A US National Fire Plan Success Story

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service—Fire Management :
New Machine Builds Better Fuel Breaks on the Prairie

The Daily Plainsman:
Machine Used to Help Control Fires Tested in Huron
US Firebreaker Trials, South Dakota

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Blackline Trials at Maga Ta-Hohpi WPA, Huron SD