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  • Open forest ecosystems, like those of longleaf pine or loblolly pine, are managed with regular fires to support native plants…

    A Flame Changer – How Fire Diversity Affects Bee and Butterfly Populations

  • The second monograph in Natural Inquirer’s Pollinators series, this monograph explores the connection between fire and native insect pollinators. In…

    A Flame Changer – Vol. 1 No. 25

  • Learn about fire science with this more advanced coloring book with more intricate line drawings!

    Advanced Fire Scientist Coloring Book

  • Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) once could be found from southeastern Virginia to eastern Texas. Longleaf pines are not usually killed…

    aPods Rule! What Happens to Arthropods Following a Wildland Fire?

  • Bristlecone pines have an interesting relationship with fire. When a fire occurs, it may open a once-closed area to sunlight.…

    Can We Grow Now? Helping Bristlecone Pine Trees To Take Root and Grow

  • After reading “Knock on Wood,” try this create-a-phrase challenge. Draw a line from a word in the left column to…

    Create-A-Phrase Challenge – Knock on Wood

  • When a wildfire burns across a forest, logs and stumps on the ground may completely burn up. When this happens…

    Don’t Judge a Soil by Its Color: Exploring Forest Soil Following a Wildfire

  • After reading “A Flame Changer,” test your knowledge with this eyeChallenge. Each image is from the article; can you explain…

    eyeChallenge – A Flame Changer

  • After you read “Knock on Wood,” see if you can complete this eyeChallenge. Each of the following images represents something…

    eyeChallenge – Knock on Wood

  • Try out the eyeChallenge after reading “Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire.” Each of the following images represents something from the…

    eyeChallenge – Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire

  • In this FACTivity, you will research black-backed woodpeckers and learn about what they eat and where they prefer to build…

    FACTivity – Pecking Order

  • The historian in this study was interested in understanding the impact of the 1910 fires on fire policy and American…

    Fight or Light? The History and Impact of the Big Fires of 1910