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Fire is basic element of healthy ecosystem

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LOOMIS — Dale Swedberg surveys the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area and sees a completely different landscape. What once appeared teeming with life, now seems choked and overstocked. To Swedberg’s eyes, the hundreds of species of plants and animals in the state’s oldest wildlife preserve are missing one basic element: fire.

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