He said the group has struck up a partnership with the Forest Service to thin the forests surrounding watersheds.
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"Certainly, it's been a hot and dry year, and we also know that the Earth is getting warmer," said Mr. Lochhead. "We need thinning, prescribed burns on occasion, getting healthier forests so that when the fires do occur, it's not so impactful."
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