Managing Forests to Manage Wildfires: Podcast from Science Friday

a> Thanks to Foto for forwarding the link to this podcast(http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/201109231) on the Arizona fires, with Dr. Wally Covington and others. From Science Friday. Managing Forests To Manage Wildfires Plant-covered land is red in the June 21 false-color image of the Wallow fire burn scar. Patches of unburned forest are bright red. Flecks of black …

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NY Times on “Forests are Dying” and Carbon

Thanks to Marek Smith for this piece on carbon and forests. Here’s more on “forests are dying”. It’s worth reading the whole thing, plus some of the sidebars. I just quoted the part here on our favorite topic, fires’n’bugs. Wildfires and Bugs Stripping the bark of a tree with a hatchet, Diana L. Six, a …

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