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Croatan Forest

Years of timber harvesting and urbanization has devastated this North Carolina Forest. Now the US forest service is working to restore the Forest Ecosystem by actually setting fire to the land.

SciTech Now Episode 515

In this episode of SciTech Now, finding true darkness; securing 3D printed products; the reclassification of Planets; and restoring the Forest’s ecosystem.

SciTech Now Episode 507

In this episode of SciTech Now, discover the vegetable of the Sea; a company creating a safer and more efficient workplace; creating art from fire and Gas; and preventing wildfire destruction.

SciTech Now Episode 305

In this episode of SciTech Now, solar power at the famous Daytona International Speedway; the physics of ketchup; a proposed tax on carbon, a surprising discovery of over 600 miles of coral reef; and using fire to learn about the declining giant oak population in North Carolina.

Can fire help save giant oak trees?

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.