Burned Palmetto trunks. These will resprout within days of the fire.
The cool-hot image relfects the ying and yang of fire. It is a critical ecological process, but can have disasterous short-term consequences when innapropriately appied
A prescribed fire set in Florida's oak scrub habitat. Fire is an essential disturbance in these habitats.
A prescribed fire at Archbold Biological Stations darkens the sun.
A prescribed fire roars through a pine flatwoods at Archbold Biological Station
Natural fires in grass-dominated pine flatwoods occurred every 2-3 years and were of relatively low intensity
Prescribed fire in a cutthroat flatwood at Archbold Biological Station, Florida.
Fire burns through palmetto leaves during a prescrbed fire in oak scrub of central Florid
Ghostly skeletons of burned shrubs emerge from the smoke after a prescribed fire in central Florida
Fire burns through a cutthroat grass wetland in pine flatwoods of Archbold Biological Station
Fire and smoke consume cutthroat grass as the leading edge of the fire creeps through a pine flatwoods
Smoke and fire obscure the horizon in a prescribed fire at Archbold Biological Station, central Florida.
Back fire and head fire move through a scrubby flatwood during a prescribed fire at Archbold Biological Station.
A burning snag emits a shower of sparks well into the night.
A prescribed fire continues to burn into the night at Archbold Biological Station.
A prescribed fire burns into the night
A prescribed fire begins to die down as evening approaches.
A small oak is enveloped in a wall of flame during a prescribed fire at Archbold Biological Station.
A small oak copse enveloped by smoke during a fire.
The sun through the smoke of a prescribed fire at Archbold Biological Station.
The sun through the shimmer of heat and smoke during a prescribed fire.
The sun through the smoke of a prescribed fire.
Burning palmetto fronds
Flames roar through overgrown scrub during a prescribed fire.
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