This interactive site offered by N.C. State University allows you to become virtually immersed in a prescribed burn, learn why and how burns are conducted and hear from the landowners and resource professionals who use prescribed fire as a land management tool.
The articles below provide information on the many benefits of prescribed fire.
- Benefits of Prescribed Burning
- A Guide for Prescribed Fire in Southern Forests
- Using Fire to Improve Wildlife Habitat
- Why do Good Forest Managers Burn the Woods?
- Good Fires
- Good Fire…Bad Fire
- Introduction to Prescribed Fire in Southern Ecosystems
- Why We Burn: Prescribed Burning as a Management Tool
- Fire Ecology in the Southeastern United States
- Prescribed Burning in Southern Pine Forests: Fire Ecology, Techniques and Uses for Wildlife Management
- Why Burn? Different Perspectives on the Benefits of Fire (videos)
- 21st Century Fire Ecology in the South
- Lightening Season Fire: Friend or Foe of Breeding Birds?
- Burning Young Longleaf Pine
- Technical Assistance for Longleaf Pine Management in the North Carolina Sandhills
- Spreadsheet of Longleaf Financial Assistance Programs for Private Landowners
- Landowner Decision Chart for Longleaf Management
- Landowner Checklist for Prescribed Burning
- Quail, Turkey and Deer: Fire Effects and Management Recommendations
- No Cause for Alarm Prescribed Burns Benefit Wildlife and Habitat
- Prescribed Fire: What North Carolina Citizens Need to Know
- Reasons for Prescribed Fire in Forest Resource Management
- Prescribed Fire: 6 Things to Consider Before You Ignite
- Publication finds that prescribed burns reduces tick populations