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IMG E1844 Why now is a good time to think about having a plan to manage your forestland
With over 7,600 wildfire incidents and 2.2 million acres of forestland burned in California as of early September, it is understandable how some private forest landowners might feel both paralyzed and spurred into forest management activity at the same...

Proper land management can help forest owners ease wildfire risk following mass tree die-off
Reposted from UCANR news The massive die-off of conifers in the Sierra Nevada between 2012 and 2018 was predictable and unprecedented. Sadly, it is also likely to happen again, said UC Cooperative Extension forestry advisor Susie Kocher. To...

Cattle grazing is a tool for reducing fire danger
Reposted from the UCANR news Cattle can help reduce wildfire danger by grazing on fine fuels in rangeland and forest landscapes, reported Sierra Dawn McClain in Capital Press. The article also appeared in the Blue...

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