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How do Wildfires — And Efforts to Abate Them — Affect the Nation’s Water Supplies?

by Stephanie Worley Firley, EFETAC

More than 180 million people across the United States rely on forest watersheds to store, filter, and deliver the water that flows from their taps. Unfortunately, in many parts of the country, these watershed functions face an increasing risk of

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Posted in Fire, Forest Watersheds

Research Communication–and Brevity–Earn Prize for Eastern Threat Center Scientist

by Stephanie Worley Firley

“How good is the research if we can’t communicate it?” says Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center biological scientist Serra Hoagland after taking top honors at Northern Arizona University’s (NAU) 3 Minute Research Presentation Project contest. The inaugural event at

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Posted in Fire, Fish & Wildlife, Forest Landowners, Forest Operations, Restoration, Threats

The Future of Fire in the South

by Zoё Hoyle, SRS Science Delivery Group

The Southern Forest Futures Project (SFFP) started in 2008 as an effort to study and understand the various forces reshaping the forests across the 13 states of the Southeast. Chartered by the U.S. Forest Service Southern Region and Southern Research

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Posted in Climate Change, Fire, Threats