California’s increased wildfire activity linked to climate change.
Study examines which agencies are doing controlled burns and where, pointing to the need for more controlled burns in the West.
This summer the Northwest got a break from the hot and smoky conditions of recent summers past. Learn more in this installment of Northwest Climate Currents.
Unburned areas within a fire perimeter can serve as islands of refuge, sheltering plants and animals.
Wildfires have increased in size and frequency in the Pacific Northwest. The trend is expected to continue.
Study determines the recent snow drought is a harbinger of climate changes to come.
A look at this year’s fire season using The Northwest Climate Toolbox.
Why area burned isn’t the only metric one should consider when tallying a wildfire’s severity.
A look at the climate adaptation work being done by the US Forest Service.
Climate change accounts for a doubling of area burned in the US West, according to new study.
A new method to track forests’ vulnerability to climate change impacts could help Northwest resource managers take preventative action.
A recent study looks at what disturbances, ranging from wildfires to regular harvesting, mean for forests in Oregon’s West Cascades, and their ability to act as carbon sinks.