UNM researchers to help figure the best methods for preventing fires

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The University of New Mexico is hoping to impact forest management around the world. The Department of Biology wants to help reduce the severity of fires like the current ones in California. UNM researchers are trying to find out how to best use the two most common methods for preventing fires, removing thick underbrush and prescribing burns to clear areas.