This Summer—A Welcome Reprieve

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.

Fire Refugia & Our Changing Climate

Unburned areas within a fire perimeter can serve as islands of refuge, sheltering plants and animals.

Wildfire and Area Burned

Why area burned isn’t the only metric one should consider when tallying a wildfire’s severity.