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Wednesday, February 18, 2015


United States

(1) Wildfire NOTD subscriber Mikel Robinson, Executive Director at the International Association of Wildland Fire, sent along an announcement about two graduate-level scholarships, each valued at $3,000, to IAWF members who are Master of Science or Doctoral students studying wildland fire or wildland fire related topics
2015 Student Scholarships


(2) A study conducted in the Stanislaus National Forest shows logging and fire suppression changed the size and quantity of dead wood over time, reducing wildlife habitat and setting up conditions for monster blazes such as the Rim Fire in 2013
Study: Stanislaus Forest trees denser, smaller

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