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Wildfire rehabilitation efforts under way in Eastern Nevada

State and federal governments are working together in the wake of a season of sprawling fires fanned by a drought to make sure wildlife and the land can recover.One of the most pressing reasons to reseed land after the area has been burned or to revegetate land that has been damaged by firefighting measures, such as firebreaks, is to prevent the spread of invasive weeds.“If you don’t get the seed in the ground, cheat grass and noxious weeds are going to get established,” said Steven Siegel, Nevada Department of Wildlife habitat staff specialist. The Nevada Department of Forestry has two …

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