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Step inside the race to restore America’s forests

PERC’s newest short film, Good Fire, Bad Fire, captures the breathtaking beauty of our nation’s forests and delves into the urgent crisis threatening their existence. The film explores healthy forest ecology and the history of forest management, from native Americans to Smokey Bear and beyond.

Through expert insights and stories from the front lines, it illustrates how the size and intensity of today’s wildfires are directly tied to the health of our forests—and how we manage them. With 80 million acres of forest and countless communities at risk, Good Fire, Bad Fire is a rallying cry to rapidly accelerate restoration efforts before it’s too late.