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Media

Recent (Summer/Fall 2018) Media:

L.A. PBS KCET: The New Normal

 

SF Chronicle: Government shutdown: How science research is grinding to a halt

 

LA Times: Here’s how California can use fire to solve its wildfire problem

 

NY Times: To Help Prevent the Next Big Wildfire, Let the Forest Burn

 

SDPB Radio:  Megafires More Frequent Because Of Climate Change And Forest Management

 

NPR Here and Now: Trump Claims California is Wasting Water

 

NPR All Things Considered: Megafires more Frequent

 

Now This News: Climate change is making fires harder to fight

 

MIT Technology Review: California needs to reinvent its fire policies…

 

NPR All Things Considered: Fire ecologists say more fire should be left to burn.

 

High Country News: What fire researchers learned

 

S.D. Tribune: California, Trump eye logging…

 

NPR All Things Considered: Is there a better way to fight massive wildfires

 

The Mercury News: Megafires: Controlled burns could reduce…

 

The Desert Sun: As California fires rage…

 

Capitol Public Radio: Dangerous wildfires like the Carr fire…

 

S.F. Chronicle: Fixing state’s fire problem

 

CNN: Record-breaking California fire…

 

The Mercury News: Is California’s firefighting strategy…

 

Yale Environment 360: Fighting fire with fire:

Older Media:

NY Times: As Fires Grow, a New Landscape Appears in the West

 

Wall Street Journal: Felling Trees to Restrain Wildfire

 

Capitol Public Radio: USFS Prevents Its Own Scientist from Talking about Study

 

NPR All Things Considered: One Year after California’s Rim Fire

 

NY Times: Let the Forests Burn

 

NY Times: Protecting the Forests, and Hoping for Payback

 

High Country News: Fire scientists fight over what Western forest should look like

Outreach:

Forest Fires: Answers to 12 Common Questions

 

Results of the Teakettle Experiment (pdf of 37 slides)

Sierra Nevada Conservancy: Restoring Fire: A solution for the Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada Conservancy: Fire Exclusion: A problem in the Sierra Nevada

 

Research Briefs for Managers:

 

      Carbon:

Forest Carbon Sequestration in Fire-Prone Forests

 

Treatment Costs & Benefits in Sierran Mixed-Conifer

 

High-Severity Wildfire Effects on Carbon

 

Longleaf Pine Restoration and Carbon

 

Stabilizing Carbon in Ponderosa Pine Forests

 

10-year Post-treatment Carbon Dynamics in Sierran Mixed-Conifer

 

Climate-driven Changes in Forest Succession in Puget Lowlands Forests

 

 

     Sierra Nevada Forests:

Fire, thinning, and regenerating trees

 

Riparian zones pose severe wildfire threat

 

Restoring forest health

 

Constraints on mechanical treatments in the Sierra Nevada

 

Resource objectives wildfires benefit forests

 

Fire is key to restoring forests

 

Using Fire to Increase the Scale and Benefits of Forest Fuel Treatments

 

Harnessing Fire for Wildlife

 

An Ecosystem Management Strategy for Sierran Mixed-Conifer Forests

 

Trailer for “Wilder Than Wild” One Hour Documentary

(Original Title: The Fire Next Time)

 

Movie:

The Teakettle Experiment: Fire and Forest Health

 

 

 

Key words: University of California, Davis, UC Davis, Malcolm North Lab, Forest ecology, Fire ecology