President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he will host a meeting next week of Western governors and federal officials “to prepare for heat, drought and wildfires in the West.”
UNR doctoral student Tracy Shane recently began a project using cutting-edge technology to see how sheep and cattle grazing might help control cheatgrass.
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After a wildfire, soils in burned areas often become water repellent, leading to increased erosion and flooding after rainfall events.
Another dangerous fire season is looming in the Western U.S., and the drought-stricken region is headed for a water crisis
Just about every indicator of drought is flashing red across the western U.S. after a dry winter and warm early spring.
An interagency wildfire briefing held last week by various land management and fire agencies offered a grim outlook for wildfire threats in the coming months.
Nevada lawmakers on Wednesday heard three proposals about changing liability laws and helping fire-fighting agencies coordinate their responses.
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Researchers at five Western universities delved into which factors are increasing fire activity at the scales where management actions are implemented.
The BLM on Friday released a decision on the effort to reduce wildland fire fuels and restore sagebrush habitats in the Great Basin.