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IMG E1794 Fostering Forest Stewardship
Private forestland landowners have a unique opportunity to enjoy the economic, ecological and social benefits forests offer. The public also benefits from private forests as they play a critical role in the connectivity and functioning of the larger...

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 —...

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