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Recent Fire News
Dry conditions keep sudden oak death in check, yet significant outbreaks continue
Posted 10/9/2018 - Reposted from the UCANR Green Blog Sudden oak death, which has killed millions of trees in California over the past 20 years, is spreading more slowly, according to California's most recent citizen-science sudden...
Clean Water Act dramatically cut pollution in U.S. waterways
Posted 10/9/2018 - Reposted from the UC Berkeley News The 1972 Clean Water Act has driven significant improvements in U.S. water quality, according to the first comprehensive study of water pollution over the past several decades, by researchers at UC Berkeley and Iowa...
High-Risk Housing Developments Fan the Flames for Wildfire
Posted 9/6/2018 - Reposted from California Magazine The world certainly seems more flammable these days. Thousands of homes were lost last year in Sonoma County alone, and wildfires have raged across California all summer. And not just in...