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Wildfire Science

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A pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Dixie Fire, looking east from a country road north of Chico on the evening of July 22, 2021.

Pyrocumulus cloud produced by the Dixie Fire on July 22, 2021. Photo by Frank Schulenberg, from Wikipedia. CC BY-SA 4.0. image resized from original.

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California's Wildfire & Forest Resilience Action Plan

Front cover of California's Wildfire & Forest Resilience Action Plan

The "California's Wildfire & Forest Resilience Action Plan" (2021) contains recommendations from the Governor's Forest Management Task Force to "address the key drivers of catastrophic fires, significantly increase the pace and scale of forest management, and improve the resilience of increasingly threatened communities."