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Video: The Path to Healthy Headwater Forests

By Lori Pottinger

Feb 16, 2021 ... The worst wildfire year in California history prompted new efforts to manage Sierra forests to improve their resilience to fire and drought.

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How Wildfires Affect California’s Water Supply

By Henry McCann, Jeffrey Mount, Claudia Herbert

Jul 23, 2018 ... Until the winter rains arrive, wildfires will burn forests and ... 3,700 fires have consumed more than 111,000 acres of land—outpacing 2017, ...

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California’s Changing Headwaters

By Lori Pottinger

Nov 29, 2016 ... More intense fires have significantly changed the composition and structure of forest ecosystems, affecting both water quality and ...

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How California’s Wildfires Are Changing

By Henry McCann

Sep 21, 2020 ... This year's fire season has already set records in number of acres burned, ... photo - Helicopter Dumping Water on Forest Fire.

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Managing Family Forests Is Key to Managing Wildfire

By Annabelle Rosser, Henry McCann

Sep 8, 2021 ... In the Sierra-Cascade region, many mixed-conifer forests belong to small ... compared to the rest of California's headwater forest land, ...

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Managing Forests to Reduce Wildfire Risks

By Henry McCann, Van Butsic, Claudia Herbert

Aug 20, 2018 ... That said, Californians need to find common ground, because the state is in ... Cal Fire (the state's fire protection and forest management ...


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, ...

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Using Fire for Good on Tribal Land

By Henry McCann

Sep 1, 2020 ... Indigenous peoples have used fire to maintain the land for millennia. We talked to Margo Robbins, a member of the Yurok tribe and director ...