It's Science! We Don't Need No Water, Let That Forest Fire Burn! by Dave Bry September 18, 2012 “The first year after a fire is when the magic really happens.” —University of Montana ornithologist Richard Hutto says the United States Forest Service should stop doing their “controlled burns” and let massive conflagrations blaze on unabated.# facebook twitter google+ pinterest email Dave Bry lives in New York with his wife and kid. His is the author of Public Apology. Read more by Dave Bry on The Awl Expect4DogPicklesPharmacy burn forest fire burn! dr. richard hutto listicles with little commentary Episodes of Eating Children in Ancient Greece, Ranked in Order of Unreasonableness The Concessionist Should Straight White Men Be Ashamed of Themselves? oscar isaac worship The Dudes in the Machine Culture (and TV) Total Babes, "Blurred Time" surreal estate The Box Builder Guides The Only Good Apps: A Complete Guide Culture (and TV) Ken Camden, "Curiosity" Culture (and TV) Wet, "Deadwater"