April 16, 2019
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Why Embers Cause the Most Damage in Wildfires

When wildfires get out of hand, it's not because of the flames, but because of the embers ...
April 9, 2019
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California’s Gov. Newsom Declares State of Emergency to Reduce Wildfire Risk

Eighteen million of California's trees died last year. According to the U.S. Forest Service, that brings the state’s total number of dead trees to ...
April 2, 2019
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The Call of the Wild: Forest Rangers, Park Rangers and Game Wardens (Oh My!)

Several times a year, a complete stranger will approach Lt. David Pachan and say...
March 5, 2019
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5 Things You Probably Never Knew About Wildfire Lookouts

Acclaimed American poet Gary Snyder and his Beat Generation cohort, Jack Kerouac drew inspiration from ...
February 5, 2019
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Forest After Fire: The Forest’s Restoration & Regrowth After Wildfire

Blackened juniper stumps stick up like twisted hands. But amid the devastation ...
January 24, 2019
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Woolsey Fire Demonstrates How Wildfire Affects All of Us

Wildfire is one of the world’s great equalizers. It has no regard for ...