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Wildfires

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John Weir has over 30 years experience with conducting, consulting, and providing expert testimony on prescribed fires, controlled burns, and wildfires throughout the US. He has worked on all aspects of wildland fire from smoke management and smoke impacts on people and roads, to determining if fires were properly conducted, along with fire effects and impacts on vegetation, trees, fencing materials, livestock, along with other ranch and farm property. He has published the only comprehensive book on conducting prescribed fires, along with over 40 peer reviewed research articles and 38 extension fact sheets, covering all aspects of prescribed fire and wildfire.


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