Identifying where to reforest after wildfire

IMAGE: A post-fire area of the Sierra Nevada mountains with very little conifer regeneration. view more  Credit: Joseph Stewart, USGS/UC Davis In the aftermath of megafires that devastated forests of the western United States, attention turns to whether forests will regenerate on their own or not. Forest managers can now look to a newly enhanced, predictive […]

Identifying where to reforest after wildfire

A post-fire area of the Sierra Nevada mountains with very little conifer regeneration. Credit: Joseph Stewart, USGS/UC Davis In the aftermath of megafires that devastated forests of the western United States, attention turns to whether forests will regenerate on their own or not. Forest managers can now look to a newly enhanced, predictive mapping tool […]