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photo - Waterfall at the Sacramento River Headwaters How Water Agencies Could Catalyze Headwater Forest Management Forest managers, community and environmental stakeholders, and policymakers alike have called for an increase in the pace and scale of proactive forest management to prevent extreme wildfires. Could water agencies lead the effort? Read More
photo - Close Up Of Redwood Burl Wood Grain Texture How Wood Products Could Lower the Cost of Forest Management California’s forests need thinning to reduce wildfire risk and protect precious water supplies, but who will pay for the work? Selling wood products could stretch the state’s budget—and provide valuable employment opportunities. Read More
photo - Sunrise in Redwood National Park Building Capacity for Long-term Forest Stewardship California urgently needs to improve the health of its headwater forests—both to prevent future catastrophic wildfires and to protect its water supply. Local partnerships can be part of the solution. Read More
photo - Sunset Views in Santa Cruz Mountains, California Will Drought Fan the Flames this Fire Season? Will the drought worsen this year’s fire season? We talked to Scott Stephens―a fire ecologist at UC Berkeley―about the risks, and what can be done. Read More
photo - Wildfire at Night, Threatening Neighborhood Video: Preparing for the Next Wildfire Season Insurance commissioner Ricardo Lara and an expert panel discuss how California can best prepare for wildfires and address the threat they pose to communities across the state. Read More
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