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Surviving home with recently upgraded roofing, vents, and combustible materials separated from the house.  Every home surrounding this house was lost to the Camp Fire. What can we learn from the 14,000 homes lost during the Camp Fire?
Shades of brown and grey cast over bricks, cement, remnants of metal roofs and steel beams from manufactured and modular homes, collapsed stucco walls, BBQs, shells of washers and driers, along with an occasional tea pot—that is what you can see in...

How Climate Change Is Affecting Small Sierra Nevada Lakes
Reposted from UC Davis News Scientists at the University of California, Davis, are taking the temperature — and other measurements — of lakes of all sizes and shapes throughout the mountains of California to see how climate change...

Can rakes save forests? Yes, as long as you have a drip torch in the other hand.
Resposted from the UCANR Green Blog   The humble rake has been in the spotlight in recent weeks, and its role as a forest management tool ridiculed and scorned. However, most fire professionals believe rakes are a necessary part of...

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