Restoring Nature and Wildlands with Fire

The Wilder Side of Oakland County

Parks - Fire

“From the beginning, earth, wind, fire and water were the four major forces of nature which shaped the diverse mosaic of life that is our world. Lighting was the initial match that ignited fires. Fire was probably one of the first products of nature that humans learned to control. When humans learned to initiate fire, its occurrence became more widespread.”
– Michigan Department of Natural Resources

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