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Managing Family Forests Is Key to Managing Wildfire

By Annabelle Rosser, Henry McCann

Sep 8, 2021 ... In the Upper Cosumnes watershed—where the Caldor Fire currently rages—nearly ... efforts like mechanical thinning and prescribed burning.

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Will Drought Fan the Flames this Fire Season?

By Lori Pottinger, Sarah Bardeen

Jun 1, 2021 ... We've done very little prescribed burning in this state, and especially in the coastal mountains. The fires in the coastal area last year ...

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Video: Preparing for the Next Wildfire Season

By Mary Severance

May 27, 2021 ...Prescribed fire is a natural part of California's ecology; tribes managed California with ecological fire for millennia,” said Jessica ...

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Video: The Path to Healthy Headwater Forests

By Lori Pottinger

Feb 16, 2021 ... ... Sierra forests to improve their resilience to fire and drought. ... as is embracing tribal knowledge of prescribed fire,” she said.

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Paying for Forest Health Projects

By Henry McCann

Sep 29, 2020 ... ... to treat 500,000 acres per year with mechanical thinning or prescribed burning by 2025. This represents a doubling of USFS's effort and ...

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How California’s Wildfires Are Changing

By Henry McCann

Sep 21, 2020 ... Prescribed fire is good for improving resilience of forests and reducing severity of fires. People balk at allowing more smoke from such ...