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Dead Trees Fuel Wildfire Severity in Sierra Nevada

UC Davis scientists found that the presence of recently dead trees on the landscape was a driver of wildfire severity for two large fires that occurred toward the end of the drought and documents the important role recently dead trees can play in exacerbating fire severity.

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Invasive in the U.S., lifesaver Down Under

Researchers from the University of Southern Florida revealed that a monitor lizard should be regarded as an “ecosystem engineer,” a rarity for reptiles.

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Identifying Where to Reforest After Wildfire

A UC Davis team collected post-fire recovery data to develop a unique tool to better understand where to focus forest regeneration efforts.

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