Oregon Field Guide

Biscuit Fire Special

Special | 24m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

The Kalmiopsis was once one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in Oregon...but fire ravaged the landscape, turning a half million acres of lush forest into a burnt wasteland. The Biscuit fire is Oregon’s largest wildfire on record, and today scientists are asking why this fire got so out of hand, and what should be done to restore the forest now.

Aired: 07/01/21

Rating: NR

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