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Berkeley joins Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition
Reposted from the UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources News As fire once again sweeps through the American West, an interagency report formally released today estimates that 7,500 to 10,600 large giant sequoias were killed in last year's Castle...

Small steps can help homes survive wildfire
Reposted from UC ANR News     As the Beckwourth Complex Fire and Dixie Fire spread in Plumas and Lassen counties, Ryan Tompkins reminded residents of ways they could help limit damage. “If you're under evacuation...

Protecting homes in wildfire-prone communities covered in new publication
Reposted from UC ANR news A team of California and Nevada fire scientists have produced a booklet with step-by-step guidance on retrofitting an existing home to be more resilient to fire. Susie Kocher, UC Cooperative Extension forestry and natural...

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