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California’s Water: Protecting Headwaters

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

This brief outlines ways California and the federal government—the largest landowner in headwater areas—could address critical problems in these areas.


The Path to Healthy Headwater Forests

Join the PPIC Water Policy Center and state and federal experts for a discussion on ramping up forest management efforts in the headwaters. This event is ...

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California’s Changing Headwaters

By Lori Pottinger

Nov 29, 2016 ... Yufang Jin: We're seeing intensifying wildfires in California, especially in the headwater regions where our rivers originate. More intense ...


The Benefits of Headwater Forest Management

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

California's headwater forests have become more vulnerable to drought and wildfire—risks that are increasing with climate change.



By Henry McCann

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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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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.