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Wisconsin DNR fire crews fighting a wildfire in Menomonee Falls that burned nearly 450 acres of marshland. Photo credit: Wisconsin DNR (Marc Sass, DNR Cooperative Area Forest Ranger)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.