Tundra and Forest Ecosystems Revived by Wildfires

Aug 12, 2013

There are still 80 fires burning in Alaska, but the wildfire season is beginning to wind down in many areas.  With relatively long days and lingering summer warmth, plants and animals are quickly taking hold in burnt areas.  It will be 60 years before spruce forests have fully returned, but as KDLG’s Ben Matheson reports, plants and animals are quickly taking hold.