A recent wild fire that damaged a number of private properties was recently settled, in part thanks to the efforts of PFM’s group of integrated natural resources and expert witnesses who prepared the main documents analyzing fire effects and making recommendations … Continue reading
Freezing temperatures were no match for slash burners Frank Carroll and son-in-law Brian Brennan recently near Custer, SD. The pair burned 491 slash piles and seven machine piles over 9 days and significantly increased fire and beetle protection at Apple Valley Ranch on the Flynn Creek Road.
Rapid City, SD – Thinning ponderosa pine trees by chipping and mulching the trees in place is good for our Black Hills forests. The International Society of Aboriculture (ISA), the people who take care of trees, recommends chipping trees to a depth of 2-4 inches across the landscape where chippers … Continue reading