Forest ecosystems require a stable climate that no longer exists. California has lost 7% of its forest cover since 1985. This will hamper the state’s plant to fight climate change. The non-profit magazine, High Country News, has an article that describes this future in more detail. Click here to read more.
Lead photo of Black Mountain Hotshots hiking into the northwest side of the Slink Fire. Photo taken on September 12, 2020 on the Slink Fire on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in California. USDA photo by Charity Parks.