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Tuesday, December 16, 2014


United States


(1) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Jon Keeley, a Research Ecologist with the US Geological Survey, sent along a study that discusses the impact defensible space had on homes in San Diego County during wildfires from 2001-2010
How Much Defensible Space is Needed to Reduce Home Losses in Chaparral?

(2) Rainfall and cooler weather have allowed CAL FIRE's San Luis Obispo unit to declare an end to wildfire season for this year
Cal Fire announces end of fire season in SLO County

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