Regular wildfires are a natural process and that can both be vital to the health of an ecosystem, as well as aid in the prevention of devastatingly large fires. Wildfire management policies have changed significantly over the course of the 20th century, moving from complete suppression of fires, to fuel reduction, with controlled burns.
In late September, smoke from burning wildfires fills the Teton Valley. An unique mixture of clouds and smoke blends to create the canvas for a fiery sunset over Grand Teton National Park.
Grand Teton National Park - Wyoming