Jacob Moraga, a firefighter from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, helps with a past prescribed burn in Yosemite Valley. Yosemite National Park works to control the build-up of brush in a number of ways, including prescribed burns, reducing the likelihood of catastrophic fires in the park.
Jacob Moraga, a firefighter from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, helps with a past prescribed burn in Yosemite Valley. Yosemite National Park works to control the build-up of brush in a number of ways, including prescribed burns, reducing the likelihood of catastrophic fires in the park. Jack Bland Merced Sun-Star file
Jacob Moraga, a firefighter from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, helps with a past prescribed burn in Yosemite Valley. Yosemite National Park works to control the build-up of brush in a number of ways, including prescribed burns, reducing the likelihood of catastrophic fires in the park. Jack Bland Merced Sun-Star file

California, federal agencies partner on plan to boost prescribed burning

February 02, 2016 06:23 PM