Firefighters who contain wildfires throughout the country have been busy in 2012. This has been the worst year on record, with more than eight million acres burned. And this year they had to do their job with a smaller budget
. Fires could become worse in the coming years. What is the forest service doing to get ahead of the problem?
Christopher Topik, Director for Restoring America’s Forests, The Nature Conservancy, North America Region