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Recent Fire News

Fuel surplus could cause another destructive wildfire season
Reposted from the UC Berkeley News   Fire crews work on a wildfire in California. The 2019 fire season could be as destructive as earlier fire seasons. (U.S. Forest Service photo by Mike McMillan under Creative Commons 2.0) Eight months after...

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...

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