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Plant Diversity a Casualty of High-Severity Wildfires
Reposted from UC Davis News Sierra Nevada forests are losing plant diversity due to high-severity fires, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. These fires are turning patches of forest into shrub fields —...

Grazing for fire fuels management
Reposted from the UCANR Knowledge Stream Catastrophic wildfires are becoming more frequent, more intense and more destructive in California. They are burning in a variety of vegetation types — from high-elevation northern-Californian...

First known cases of sudden oak death detected in Del Norte County
Reposted from the UC Berkeley News Two tanoak trees in Del Norte county tested positive for the pathogen known to cause sudden oak death, reports a team of collaborators from Cal Fire, UC Cooperative Extension and SOD Blitz. (UC Berkeley photo...

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