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The Yosemite Rim Fire Revisited

The forest is coming back to life; Forest Service plan to log there is a bad idea

After the massive Rim Fire occurred last year in the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park of California’s Sierra Nevada, representatives from the U.S. Forest Service fanned the flames of fear and misunderstanding regarding wildland fire. In a news article published…
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by: Chad Hanson – June 3, 2014

The Ecological Importance of California’s Rim Fire

Large, intense fires have always been a natural part of fire regimes in Sierra Nevada forests

Since the Rim fire began in the central Sierra Nevada on August 17, there has been a steady stream of fearful, hyperbolic, and misinformed reporting in much of the media. The fire, which is currently 188,000 acres in size and covers portions…
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by: Chad Hanson – August 28, 2013

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