During fall season 2009 the Southern California region had experienced numerous destructive firestorms. One of the fire prevention methods utilized to control such conflagrations is “control burn”. Locate in Southern California which terrestrial ecosystem is “prescribed” or “control burn” applied to and discuss four advantages of implementing a fire ecology program, and under what environmental conditions it should be done. You may want to read the information on chaparral and use of “prescribed burn” in Week 17-under Handouts & Facts. In chapter 16 of your text there is also commentary on fire ecology. PLEASE STATE YOUR ONLINE SOURCES USED IN THIS DISCUSSION.