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  • Five things you can do this weekend to help protect your home from wildfire

    Reposted from UC ANR News   Despite recent rains, fire remains a danger across California, as there's still plenty of time this fall for grass, woody debris and other flammable material to become dry and ignite. “The smaller...

    By Mike Hsu
  • Old Plumas photo of a more open stand
    Promoting Forest Resilience with Fewer Trees

    You may have seen historic photos of Sierra Nevada forests with cars driving between the large trees, or heard how one could ride their horse from the woods into town with little difficulties. Those open forests with fewer trees were highly variable in...

    By Kim Ingram
    Author - Forest Stewardship Education Coordinator