Sierra National Forest http://kvpr.org en Fighting Fire With Fire, The Future Of The Rim Fire Burn Area http://kvpr.org/post/fighting-fire-fire-future-rim-fire-burn-area <p>Fires in the Sierra Nevada are a natural phenomenon, but with human sparked blazes - like this summer's Rim Fire - the ecology of the mountain range is in flux. Will the high country scorched this summer ever return to its natural glory or will the region of the forest be littered with shrubbery? In this report Valley Public Radio’s Ezra David Romero takes a walk through multiple groves scorched by fires - caused naturally and by the human hand - and speaks with ecologists about the future of the forest burned by the Rim Fire.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 20:00:43 +0000 Ezra David Romero 25306 at http://kvpr.org Fighting Fire With Fire, The Future Of The Rim Fire Burn Area Aspen Fire Grows to Over 16,000 Acres Near Huntington Lake http://kvpr.org/post/aspen-fire-grows-over-16000-acres-near-huntington-lake <p><strong>Update: 9:00 a.m. 8/1/13 </strong>- The Aspen Fire has now grown to 16,204 acres and is 40 percent contained.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Update: 9:00 a.m. 7/31/13</strong> - Fire officials say the Aspen Fire has now consumed 14,332 acres and is 35 percent contained.</span></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:41:42 +0000 Joe Moore 19195 at http://kvpr.org Aspen Fire Grows to Over 16,000 Acres Near Huntington Lake