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Improving the Health of California’s Headwater Forests

By Van Butsic, Henry McCann, Jodi Axelson, Brian Gray ...

Management options exist—prescribed fire, managed wildfire, mechanical thinning, and forest pest treatments—that can help rebuild resilience in these forests ...

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The Benefits of Headwater Forest Management

By Henry McCann, Van Butsic, Yufang Jin, Scott Stephens ...

Healthier forests can support rural communities, reduce air quality impacts from wildfires, securely store carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, protect ...

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Priorities for California’s Water

By Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Jeffrey Mount, Lori Pottinger ...

Nov 22, 2021 ... These fires increase water supply risks throughout the state. Plans to improve forest health are advancing and more money has been allocated ...

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California’s Water: Protecting Headwaters

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount, Van Butsic, Joshua Viers ...

But major problems loom— from a growing risk of wildfires to a shrinking snowpack ... Growing Wildfire Risks → How Unhealthy Forests Affect Water Supply →.

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What If California’s Drought Continues?

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle ...

... wells are running dry and in California's wetlands, rivers, and forests, ... forests are dying at record rates, raising risks of devastating wildfires.

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Droughts in California

By Jeffrey Mount, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan

The state's rivers, wetlands, and forests—which serve as natural ... Extreme wildfires, such as the record fires in 2020, are likely to increase in the ...

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Paying for California’s Water System

By Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak, Annabelle Rosser

May 12, 2021 ... In the wake of devastating wildfires and growing recognition of the need to improve forest health, the legislature also earmarked $1 billion ...

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California’s Water: The Colorado River

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount, Brian Gray, Kurt Schwabe ...

Water use now outstrips supply. The environmental impacts of water use in this basin pose special challenges. This brief describes adaptation strategies so that ...

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler, Deja Thomas

About six in ten (63%) are very concerned about climate change increasing the severity of wildfires and drought. Majorities across party lines favor ...

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Dams in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Jeffrey Mount, Jelena Jezdimirovic

Dams are central to California's water system, providing storage, flood control, electricity, and recreation. Climate change is complicating how they are ...