Restoring prairie and fighting wildfire with (drone launched) fire(balls)
Aug01
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ESA Policy News March 30: House committees review FY 2017 NSF, NOAA, Forest Service budget requests, ESA submits funding testimony to Capitol Hill
Mar30
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Landscape ecologist Monica Turner steps up as ESA’s 2015-16 President
Sep25
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ESA Policy News September 16: Organizations request sequestration relief, Court blocks bee-killing insecticide, Nominations sought for NSF award
Sep16
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History of fire and drought shapes the ecology of California, past and future
Aug06
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The Rim Fire one year later: a natural experiment in fire ecology and management
Aug05

The Rim Fire one year later: a natural experiment in fire ecology and management

The enormous conflagration known as the Rim Fire was in full fury, raging swiftly from crown to crown among mature trees, when it entered the backcountry of Yosemite National Park in California’s Sierra Nevada in late August 2013. But inside the park, the battle began to turn, enacting a case study in the way management decisions and drought can combine to fuel large, severe fires.

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The control of nature: stewardship of fire ecology by native Californian cultures
Jul29

The control of nature: stewardship of fire ecology by native Californian cultures

Before the colonial era, 100,000s of people lived on the land now called California, and many of their cultures manipulated fire to control the availability of plants they used for food, fuel, tools, and ritual. Contemporary tribes continue to use fire to maintain desired habitat and natural resources.

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ESA Policy News April 21: climate future, Forest Legacy, ESA visits the Hill
Apr21
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ESA Policy News: November 11: President’s climate action plan, farm bill compromise and FS funding shortfalls
Nov11
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Using fire to manage fire-prone regions around the world
Aug14
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