HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. (KIEM)- The Complex has burned nearly 1,033,000 acres.
There are three phases of wildlife repair after fires occur on federal lands.
Fire suppression repair, which helps to repair damage and minimize potential soil erosion.
Emergency stabilization burned-area response: a rapid assessment of burned watersheds to identify immediate wildfire threats to human safety, property, and critical cultural or natural resources.
Long term recovery and restoration is to improve the lands damaged by fire that are unlikely to recover naturally.