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Research Paper On Wildfires

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Wildfires are a destructive yet important part of a prairies Eco-system. When a wildfire occurs it burns away invasive plants, dead grass, dead twigs, and a small portion of the wildlife, when the grass and wood are burned it releases a varying amount of carbon and nitrogen into the soil which turns it into extremely fertile ground for plants to grow in, even though life may not return for months. When wildfires don't occur for a extended amount of time, it allows the old grass and fallen organic matter to cover up the ground and block out new life and turn the prairie into a virtual wasteland until a fire
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