Perserve technician Celeste Dodge, left, and volunteer David Allan cut branches off a felled Douglas fir tree during a fire abatement workday at Pepperwood Preserve in Santa Rosa, California on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Strategically reducing Douglas fir trees not only decreases fuel-loads in high fire-risk locations but also helps growth of oak trees in..
NASA map of fires detected around the world between September 28 and October 7. Lindon Pronto suggests that fires across the globe are both a consequence and a driver of climate change. He offers both scientific study and suggestions for a scientifically-informed cooperative strategy for managing vegetation fires with the climate in mind. Many of his posits..
Snapshot of the online map showing planned prescribed fire in Central Oregon. A new online, interactive map gives an idea of where the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests, as well as the Bureau of Land Management, may light controlled burns this fall and next spring in Central Oregon. Read more here and here.
Test site for ecological effects of thinning & fire. Photo: Andrew Bernier, KJZZ Northwest of Flagstaff is at a test plot studying forest thinning and its ecological effects. Surrounded by a control area of small trees, towering ponderosas stand alone in open grasses.The cut and burned plots showcase a great diversity of flowers, supporting more insects..
One of the Best Demonstrations of Implementing the Cohesive Strategy – Klamath River TREX Lights Off This Week
“The only thing that’s gonna change that is you all…..” Please watch this powerful, heartfelt address by Leaf Hillman, Director of the Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources. He knocks it outta the park with his frank comments that changes on the landscape will not occur because of what’s happening in DC or the by..