By Dr Carolyn Orr.
Prescribed burning is done on a massive scale to try and protect us from wildfires. Does it actually work? Is it worth the cost? I address this by looking at prescribed burning through an evidence-based framework, as doctors use to evaluate new medicines or interventions.
This talk was given at the Fire and Air Forum, University of Western Australia, May 2023. The rest of the Fire and Air talks are available online on https://vimeo.com/channels/fireandairforum