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Chaparral Bird Communities Harmed by Shrub Removal: Research Brief

To help managers make science-based decisions that incorporate wildlife information, this study experimentally compared the effects of two pre-fire vegetation reduction treatments (prescribed burning and shrub mastication) on the chaparral bird community.

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World Plants Converged on “Smoke” Cued Germination: Research Brief

Smoke cued germination occurs in an incredible diversity of plants in widely separated, fire-prone Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems around the world. This research suggests that convergent evolution might be the explanation. 

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Future forest management influence on fire and carbon storage in the Sierra Nevada: Research Brief

With rising temperatures, future droughts and subsequent extreme fire weather forecasted, how will management, carbon storage and emissions and fire severity interact?

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