Local American Indians, park fire managers, and blackberry weeders team up to save a meadow in danger of losing its unique native plants. (7 minutes)
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Did You Know?
Natural fires in Yosemite are often no more than a single burning snag (standing dead tree) or a slow moving, low intensity fire that cleans underbrush from the forest floor. These fires prevent unwanted fires by removing accumulating forest debris that can fuel a larger fire in hot, dry conditions.