Fire in the Forest: A Cycle of Growth and Renewal
Revealing the role of fire in the growth and maintenance of a forest, an introduction to this type of organic recycling explains how fire provides new food sources for wildlife while clearing the way for new generations of trees.
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FIRE IN THE FORESTUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Marstall's wondrous landscape paintings are reason enough to own this work, subtitled ``A Cycle of Growth and Renewal,'' about the 1988 fires that burned nearly a third of Yellowstone National Park ... Read full review
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