There has been a lot of emphasis lately in forest management on building ‘Project Pipelines’. But what does this mean and why is it important?
Watch brief interviews with five county supervisors about what this state funding means for their communities, the Sierra Nevada, and California.
Governor Newsom reaffirmed support for forest and wildfire resilience by including $50 million for the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in his budget proposal.
We spoke with California county supervisors about wildfire risk and preparedness in the Sierra Nevada region.
While the total acres burned grabs headlines, the amount, size, and arrangement of high-severity fire is unlike anything the Sierra Nevada has experienced.
Sierra Nevada megafires killed all, or nearly all, vegetation across large landscapes in 2020 creating new risks to California’s water supply.
When large megafires burn at high severity in the Sierra Nevada, they produce massive plumes of smoke that spread across California, with disastrous effects.
High-severity megafires in the Sierra Nevada aren’t merely a symptom of an emerging climate crisis, the greenhouse gases they create may make the problem worse.