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Posts Tagged: wildfire

Weeds and Wildfire

SJER Burned Site

Thanks to the recent hot weather (already surpassing 90 degrees several days in a row), we are starting to see the lush green hills near Fresno transition into gold. The much-needed rain we received this spring could unfortunately create a problem in the...

Posted on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 8:14 AM
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources

Invasive Spotlight: Invasive Plants

The flowers of French broom are attractive, but this invasive plant is not a good choice for landscapes. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

People in urban and suburban areas often use the term “invasive” to describe plants or weeds that appear to take over a garden or landscape. However, true invasive plants are weeds that infest ecosystems, rangelands, and pasture—places...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00 PM

California Wildfires – What were the fuels?

Looking back at 2017, the devastating wildfires of California seem to have made an impression on the news of the nation. A recent article in the Washington Post offers some stark facts and figures about just how bad our 2017 wildfire season was in terms...

Posted on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 4:09 PM
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