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How wildfire restored a Yosemite watershed

berkeley.edu

published 8/9/2021

author

Kara Manke

summary

Half a century of allowing lightning fires to burn in Yosemite’s Illilouette Creek Basin has recreated a lost forest ecosystem that is far more resilient to the impacts of drought, wildfire and cli…