The Forest Service has to fork over most of its budget to battle increasingly intense blazes, leaving little left for prevention and restoration. The post A Cash-Strapped Forest Service Faces Its Most Epic Fire Season Ever appeared first on WIRED.
Drought, sudden oak death, and bark beetle are turning the Golden State's forests into kindling. The post Even Indoor Kids Should Worry About California's 30 Million Dead Trees appeared first on WIRED.
The whole west is freckled with fires, and firefighters are anxious that the money we're throwing at these fires is growing short.
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