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The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds landowners that although the area vegetation is lush and green, wildfires are still a concern.

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"Green vegetation can still burn," said Bill Glesener, DNR Northwest Region fire specialist. "Weather conditions such as temperature, humidity and winds, determine fire intensity and rates of spread, not the color of the vegetation. Dead materials within the green areas, including leaves and pine needles, are still available to burn."

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