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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 ... A restoration strategy can get forests in a condition that reduces tree mortality during droughts. We've done very little prescribed burning in ...

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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 ... ... per year with mechanical thinning or prescribed burning by 2025. ... health and fire prevention projects with cap-and-trade revenues.

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How California’s Wildfires Are Changing

By Henry McCann

Sep 21, 2020 ... Communities can also form prescribed fire councils and maintain community evacuation routes. Collectively these efforts make a difference, and ...