wildfires http://knau.org en Question 405 Would Spend $10 million to Thin Flag Forests http://knau.org/post/question-405-would-spend-10-million-thin-flag-forests <p>Two years ago last June, the Shultz Fire filled the skies north of Flagstaff with smoke. By the time it was controlled, 15,000 acres of Coconino National Forest land had burned including the ponderosa pines that would have absorbed much of the subsequent rainfall. A month later monsoon rains drenched the area Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Terry Ward 22508 at http://knau.org Question 405 Would Spend $10 million to Thin Flag Forests Prescribed Burns Scheduled for Prescott Area http://knau.org/post/prescribed-burns-scheduled-prescott-area <p>Two different 200-acre prescribed burns are scheduled in Prescott National Forest this week. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:16:01 +0000 Zac Ziegler 21450 at http://knau.org Forest Service Expects to Spend Billions on 'Mega Fires' http://knau.org/post/forest-service-expects-spend-billions-mega-fires <p>New Mexico&rsquo;s largest ever wildfire is still growing. <u>Last year </u>the Forest Service spent one point four billion dollars fighting fires. They expect to spend that much or more this year containing these so-called &ldquo;mega fires.&rdquo;</p> Sat, 02 Jun 2012 01:09:09 +0000 14835 at http://knau.org Forest Service Expects to Spend Billions on 'Mega Fires'