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Category: Land Management :: Fire
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U.S. Forest Service discourages dispersed camping, hiking and river activities 9.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Forest Service is discouraging hiking and dispersed camping in the Rocky Mountain Region due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Landscape designer Margie Grace takes her cues from the environment 20.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Landscape designer Margie Grace talks about what it takes to create a beautiful, maintainable garden.

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Fire evacuations ordered in the Foxton area of Jefferson County foothills 18.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
A fire in Jefferson County has prompted an evacuation order for people and residents in the Foxton area.
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Craig man agrees to pay $500,000 to feds for sparking Dead Dog Fire in June 2017 17.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A Craig man who started a wildfire in 2017, known as the Dead Dog Fire, and the Grange Insurance Association have paid $500,000 to the United States government to resolve liability for a fire that burned more than 17,000 acres on federal land north of Rangely.
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Australia's fire-ravaged forests are recovering. Ecologists hope it lasts 15.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After devastating fires, there are signs of regrowth across much of eastern Australia. But there's also concern that a changing climate may alter some of the country's unique landscapes forever.
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This Month in Climate Science, January 2020: More Injury-related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-off, River Ice Disappearing 28.2.2020 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science, January 2020: More Injury-related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-off, River Ice Disappearing Comments|Add Comment|PrintCommon murres experienced a mass die-off in the North Pacific in 2015-2016. Photo by D. Roseneau/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and improve the land 26.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Because these first-generation farmers are starting from scratch, many of them do not view their practices as adapting. They see the techniques they use as central elements of a new kind of ranching.
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Agriculture Drove Recent Record-Breaking Tree Cover Loss 21.2.2020 WRI Stories
Agriculture Drove Recent Record-Breaking Tree Cover Loss Comments|Add Comment|PrintAgriculture, like this cornfield in Thailand, is a driver of recent tree cover loss. Photo by Theerawat Sangprakarn/Flickr Global tree cover loss reached record highs in 2016 and 2017. In 2018, roughly one soccer field of tree cover was lost every second. What drove this loss? Global data on the drivers of tree cover loss, developed by WRI and The Sustainability Consortium and updated this week on Global Forest... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Feds burn island weeds at Mono Lake to help birds feather their nests 16.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

A controlled burn on Twain Island at Mono Lake targets invasive weeds that have deprived California gulls of prime nesting ground.

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He helped put out fires in the Amazon. Months later, he was arrested for arson 15.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Lawyers for four volunteer firefighters say their arrests are part of a crackdown on critics of the Brazilian government's policies in the Amazon.

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Intense Boreal Forest Fires a Climate Concern 13.2.2020 WRI Stories
Intense Boreal Forest Fires a Climate Concern Comments|Add Comment|PrintCuckegg Creek Fire in Alberta, Canada. Photo by Alberta Wildfire The Chuckegg Creek wildfire sparked in Alberta, Canada on May 12, 2019. Over the next three months, the blaze burned across 280,000 hectares, forcing more than 10,000 people to evacuate their homes. On the Global Forest Watch platform, bright red fire alerts were visible blossoming out across the landscape. More fire alerts were detected in Alberta in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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With Australia's hillsides stripped bare by fire, scientists rush to predict mudflows 11.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Heavy rains in eastern Australia are causing mudslides and debris flows in areas that burned. Scientists are trying to predict when and where slides are likely to happen.
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Boulder County’s native bee species thrive in disturbed environments 9.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Because different species of bees specialize in pollinating specific plants, its widely accepted that a diverse bee population translates to a diverse plant population, which increases an areas resiliency to climate change, but what Davis’ study suggests that in order to maintain these diverse communities there must be a diverse array of habitat, often created by disturbances like fire and beetle kill.
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Malibu's hidden history is lying in plain sight. Here's how to find it 7.2.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Malibu has long been associated with cars full of beachgoers and staggering cliffside mansions — but there's much more to these "21 miles of scenic beauty."

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Meet P-80, a mountain lion captured and collared in the Woolsey fire area 30.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

P-80, a 6-year-old, 82-pound female, is the latest mountain lion to join the National Park Service study of pumas in the Santa Monica Mountains.

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Australia's fires are burning through a key part of its economy — tourism 26.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Many small towns untouched by Australia's flames are nonetheless paying a steep price. Australia estimates its $152-billion tourism industry will take a $4.5-billion hit this year because of the bush fires.

Three U.S. firefighters killed in Australia air crash were on a California-based tanker 24.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Firefighters in Australia and the Western United States mourn the deaths of three Americans who died battling Australian wildfires.

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A Brave Journalist (And Friend of Mine) Just Got Arrested…For Going to a Public Meeting 23.1.2020 Mother Jones
Yesterday I woke up to horrible news, a Facebook message alerting me that a good friend had been arrested and detained while working in Indonesia. Philip Jacobson, 30, is an editor for Mongabay, a US-based nonprofit that covers environmental news in the Southeast Asian archipelago and around the world. He was on the island of […]
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Stags, snakes and G'day mate: U.S. firefighters adapt and battle Australia's bush fires 21.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

More than 170 U.S. firefighters are helping their Australian counterparts battle the nation's worst blazes ever, an assignment that requires adjustment to a new terrain, culture and lingo.

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Scientists seek rare species survivors in wake of Australia wildfires 19.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Australia’s unprecedented wildfire season has so far killed — by one estimate — more than a billion wild animals. Scientists fear some of the island continent’s unique and colorful species may not recover. For others, they are trying to throw lifelines.
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