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The Survivors: Sugar Pine Trees and the Future Forest
Reposted from UC Davis News Planting Genetic Resilience Into Forests in the Face of Climate Change  California's drought and bark-beetle infestation killed more than 129 million trees between 2012 and 2016 in the...

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...

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