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Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

By Letitia Grenier, Stephanie Panlasigui, Crissy Pickett, Gokce Sencan

Climate change and accelerating biodiversity loss threaten to further disrupt these natural systems and the benefits they provide. While the state urgently ...

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Video: Preparing for the Next Wildfire Season

By Mary Severance

May 27, 2021 ... ... adapt to extreme heat, and build disaster-resistant communities. ... “Prescribed fire is a natural part of California's ecology; ...

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Preparing for the Next Wildfire Season

... California State Senate District 3 (Napa) Jessica Morse, deputy secretary for forest and wildfire resilience, California Natural Resources Agency

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What Can California Prisons Do When Wildfires Close In?

By Heather Harris, Alexandria Gumbs, Joseph Hayes

Nov 13, 2020 ... Two in three prisons across the state are near areas of high fire risk. Especially during the pandemic, safely evacuating prisoners and ...

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Paying for Forest Health Projects

By Henry McCann

Sep 29, 2020 ... In the agreement, California Natural Resources Agency and USFS Region 5 (which covers California) each committed to treat 500,000 acres per ...

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How California’s Wildfires Are Changing

By Henry McCann

Sep 21, 2020 ... PPIC: What changes can help us avoid future wildfire disasters? CK: There is no silver bullet solution—many things need to happen for us to be ...

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Using Fire for Good on Tribal Land

By Henry McCann

Sep 1, 2020 ... We partnered with The Nature Conservancy to bring the program to Yurok country. Now we're able to do cultural burns twice a year.

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Improving K-12 School Facilities in California

By Niu Gao, Julien Lafortune

Schools also often need major renovations to address deferred maintenance, upgrade aging buildings, plan for natural disasters, improve energy efficiency, ...