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Burned forest with plants growing between burned trees.
May 11, 2019

Hillside at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 9 Months After Fire

Vegetation has begun to regrow in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 9 months after summer 2018's Carr Fire near Redding, California, where USGS WERC researchers are studying fire impacts, post-fire vegetation recovery, and post-fire erosion and debris flows.

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Burned forest with a few small plants growing between burned trees.
October 11, 2018

Hillside at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 2 Months After Fire

A landscape at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 2 months after summer 2018's Carr Fire near Redding, California, where USGS WERC researchers are studying fire impacts, post-fire vegetation recovery, and post-fire erosion and debris flows.

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Hill with grass and shrubs and trees regrowing after fire.
May 11, 2019

Hill at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 9 Months After Fire

Vegetation has begun to regrow in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 9 months after summer 2018's Carr Fire near Redding, California, where USGS WERC researchers are studying fire impacts, post-fire vegetation recovery, and post-fire erosion and debris flows.

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Burned hill after fire with dead and charred trees.
October 11, 2018

Hill at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 2 Months After Fire

A landscape at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 2 months after summer 2018's Carr Fire near Redding, California, where USGS WERC researchers are studying fire impacts, post-fire vegetation recovery, and post-fire erosion and debris flows.

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Field of growing spring grasses with hill in the background.
May 11, 2019

Landscape at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 9 Months After Fire

Vegetation has begun to regrow in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 9 months after summer 2018's Carr Fire near Redding, California, where USGS WERC researchers are studying fire impacts, post-fire vegetation recovery, and post-fire erosion and debris flows.

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Clearing and road with burned hillside in the background.
October 11, 2018

Landscape at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 2 Months After Fire

A landscape at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 2 months after summer 2018's Carr Fire near Redding, California, where USGS WERC researchers are studying fire impacts, post-fire vegetation recovery, and post-fire erosion and debris flows.

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Roadside landscape with newly grown grass and green trees.
May 11, 2019

Landscape at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 9 Months After Fire

Vegetation has begun to regrow in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 9 months after summer 2018's Carr Fire near Redding, California, where USGS WERC researchers are studying fire impacts, post-fire vegetation recovery, and post-fire erosion and debris flows.

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Roadside area with burned  clearing and trees.
October 11, 2018

Hillside at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 2 Months After Fire

A landscape at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 2 months after summer 2018's Carr Fire near Redding, California, where USGS WERC researchers are studying fire impacts, post-fire vegetation recovery, and post-fire erosion and debris flows.

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Forest in flames. Smoke billowing
May 14, 2019

Climate, Fire, and Forest Change in California's Sierra Nevada

The  southwest CASC has developed an informational handout that summarizes and synthesizes information on climate, fire, and forest change in California’s iconic Sierra Nevada. This useful resource provides  a summary of key management issues and options for adaptation in this important region.

Controlled burn at Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge.
November 6, 2018

Post-Wildfire Playbook

New post-wildfire resource guide now available to help communities cope with flood and debris flow danger.

rocks, boulder, broken furniture, fallen trees, and other debris surround trees and cover the ground in Cable Canyon
January 9, 2004

Post-fire Debris Flow

Debris Flow in Cable Canyon following the 2003 Old Fire in the San Bernardino Mountains, California.

Downstream impacts of a post-fire debris-flow in Mullally Canyon
February 6, 2010

LS Post Fire Debris Flow

Downstream impacts of a post-fire debris-flow in Mullally Canyon on February 6, 2010, near La Canada-Flintridge, California. Debris flow was generated during a burst of high-intensity rainfall over the area burned by the September 2009 Station Fire.