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How Far Can Wildfire Smoke Travel?

Nov 7, 2023

You might be surprised to learn how far wildfire smoke can travel. Discover how these smoke plumes can travel surprising distances, impacting air quality far and wide.

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Wildfires and Rain: What You Need to Know

Oct 31, 2023

Explore the relationship between rain and wildfire smoke. Learn how precipitation can quell flames, but also influence fire behavior and reshape ecosystems.

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Exploring Carbon Sequestration Trees & Wildfire Prevention

Oct 3, 2023

Discover the link between trees, carbon sequestration, and wildfire resilience. Explore how nature’s balance can mitigate fire risks with guidance from the WFCA.

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Carbon Emissions from Wildfires: What You Need to Know

Sep 19, 2023

Uncover the impact of wildfires on carbon emissions. Explore how wildfires contribute to climate change and affect our environment, with expert guidance from the WFCA.

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The Impact of Drought on Wildfire Risk

Aug 8, 2023

Delve into the profound impacts of drought on wildfire risk, and how our overall outlook is changing as a result of climate change with expert guidance from the WFCA.

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What is the Relationship Between Deforestation and Forest Fires?

Jan 31, 2023

What is the relationship between deforestation and forest fires? Explore this question with expert guidance from the Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA).

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