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CAPITOL TELEVISION NEWS SERVICE

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26TH, 2007

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1. FIRE RECOVERY EFFORTS UNSCRIPTED

2. MORTGAGE BANKERS/FIRES VO/SOT

3. NATIVE AMERICA FIRE CONTROL VO/SOT

NATIVE AMERICAN FIRE CONTROL VO/SOT

LIVE:

A NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COLLEGE PROFESSOR SAYS PLANT MANAGEMENT AND CONTROLLED BURNS AS PRACTICED BY NATIVE AMERICANS COULD PROVIDE USEFUL LESSONS TO MITIGATE CALIFORNIA'S MODERN DAY WILDLAND FIRES.

SUPER: TODAY/ UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT DAVIS

VO: (:30)

THE CALIFORNIA INDIAN CONFERENCE CONVENED TODAY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT DAVIS. GEOGRAPHY ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DON HANKINS FROM CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY CHICO SAYS NATIVE AMERICANS IN CALIFORNIA HISTORICALLY USED FIRE TO MANAGE PLANT AND WILDLIFE POPULATIONS. HE SAYS RETURNING TO THOSE TYPE OF FIRE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES COULD SPARE THE STATE FROM FIRES LIKE THOSE STILL BURNING IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

SUPER: DON HANKINS/ CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-CHICO

SOT: (0:37)

SAYS: "THERE IS A DISCUSSION..., ...AND THEN WOULD LAY DOWN."

VO TAG:

HANKINS SAYS NATIVE AMERICANS HAD A VERY STRONG UNDERSTANDING OF USING FIRE FOR CONTROLLED BURNS TO DISCOURAGE GROWTH OF UNWANTED PLANTS AND FLUSH GAME FOR HUNTING.

EXTRA BITES:

SUPER: DON HANKINS/ CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-CHICO

SOT: (0:31)

SAYS: "WE CREATE A LOT OF POLICIES..., ...SHOULDN'T SEE THESE LARGE FIRES HAPPENING."

SOT: (0:33)

SAYS: "IF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA..., ...TO PROTECT THESE AREAS."

SOT: (0:17)

SAYS: "THIS IS A CONCEPT FIREFIGHTERS CALL BLACK-LINING..., ...FUELS THAT ARE THERE."

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