Ayurella Horn-Muller of Axios reports on a new study about Indigenous forest management practices.
- A new study in Science Advances has found that Indigenous land management practices, including prescribed burns, would curtail today’s wildfires.
- Regulatory barriers such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) can delay forest management practices by an average of 4.7 years.
- Lawmakers at the state and federal levels should learn from this study and reduce the barriers that prevent active forest management practices from taking place.
- By studying and learning from the past we can have a safer future.
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