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Can fire help save giant oak trees?

Clip | 5m 4s Video has closed captioning.

Forest service scientists in Asheville, North Carolina are intentionally setting fires. By comparing growth in the burn zones to the health of untouched areas, they hope to learn more about the declining giant oak population.

Aired: 11/01/16

Rating: NR

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