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  • Timing a Prescribed Fire

    Every time there is a discussion about prescribed fire in Virginia, questions arise about the reasons why we burn at that specific times of the year. Read more…

  • Good Fire: How DWR Uses Fire to Restore the Wild

    We’ve been conditioned to think of fire as solely a destructive force, but for wildlife, forests, and meadows, fire can also be restorative and a force for good. Prescribed fire is #GoodFire. Read more…

  • HRBT April Update: A Tale of Two Islands

    As the first seabird arrivals for the 2021 nesting season have start to arrive on Ft. Wool, learn more about how DWR, VDOT, and the HRBT contractor are working together to make sure they settle and nest safely on Ft. Wool. Read more…

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