Cost-effectively Wildfire Grazing Steep Ground With Lava Flows (Talus Field) by Wild Horses
“As discussed in this video, so-called ‘invasive’ horses – actually North America’s oldest native species, can reduce wildfire and restore habitat in areas unreachable by any other large grazer. Watch this 1-minute video and judge for yourself:
NOTE: this post was originally shared with us by Capt. William E. Simpson II – USMM Ret./ Founder – Exec. Director of Wild Horse Fire Brigade on December 22, 2022.
Greetings: Some people, who obviously don’t study wild horse behavioral ecology as I do and have for the past 8-years continuously, incorrectly believe and misinform others, saying that wild horses cannot graze the steep sides of mountain canyons that we have in our county.
I have many photos and videos of wild horses fire-grazing even the most rugged-steep terrain there is in our county… including on steep lava (talus) flows!
This short YouTube video shows what I see happening all the time on the mountain landscape as far as wildfire fuels reduction and maintenance of annually-occurring grass and brush fuels in even the most challenging areas.
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