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Recent Fire News

Couple introduces Berkeley falcons to the world, one post at a time
Reposted from the UC Berkeley News Berkeley Ph.D. student Sean Peterson and biologist Lynn Schofield — with their baby, Vireo Schofield-Peterson — find joy in sharing Berkeley's falcon family with the public. (UC Berkeley photo by Gretchen...

Multiyear Drought Caused Massive Forest Die-off in Sierra Nevada
Reposted from UC Merced News The scope of the tree deaths is evident when viewed as part of the larger forest. The most extreme drought event in hundreds of years caused a catastrophic die-off of the Sierra Nevada's...

Is wildfire management ‘for the birds’?
Reposted from UC Berkeley News Spotted owls, native to the old-growth forests of the West Coast, have already lost much of their former habitat to logging. Without active forest management, the birds now risk losing even more of their remaining...

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