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12 Tips So You Donít Start a Wildfire

12 Tips So You Donít Start a Wildfire

Forest fires raging out of control in the western part of the United States are utterly terrifying! Acres and acres burn, lives are lost, homes, wildlife, and wilderness threatened. While it is true that the ashes of wildfires nourish new growth, modern logging practices and more have unbalanced the natural rhythm of wildfires. And who would ever want to start one? Nobody in their sane mind, and the severe and prolonged drought in the west would make even controlled burns dangerous.

Youíll be amazed at these 12 ďOnly You Can Prevent WildfiresĒ tips from Smoky the Bear. We learned something, and we think you will too:

Visit the Smokey the Bear website for the most authoritative information!

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By Annie B. Bond

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


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12:13PM PDT on Apr 5, 2012

Thanks Annie. Forest fires cause so much environmental destruction and displacement of animals.

11:55AM PDT on Mar 31, 2012


11:55AM PDT on Mar 31, 2012


5:43PM PDT on Sep 9, 2011

more important now than ever

4:31AM PDT on Sep 8, 2011

I never go to the woods, though.

9:00AM PDT on Sep 7, 2011


4:37AM PDT on Sep 7, 2011

Thank you for your information!

8:06AM PDT on Sep 4, 2011


9:45PM PDT on Aug 21, 2011

Thanks for sharing.

9:38AM PDT on Aug 14, 2011

thank you

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