The beneficial effects of controlled burns have been discussed in a previous article:

http://bwwellsassociation.wordpress.com/2013/09/20/prescribed-burns-aid-the-hoary-puccoon-lithospermum-canescens/

In that article, well planned, prescribed burns led to a large increase in numbers and a significant range extension for a population of Hoary Puccoon ( 459 more words