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Sierra forests turned to brown

California’s high country is a delight in summer, a cool respite from the heat of the state’s lower elevations. That’s especially true in the Sierra Nevada, where a corridor of shade transports...

What is killing California’s trees?

Drought and disease are ravaging one of California’s most precious resources – its trees. Water-starved pines have been infested with beetles, which have killed up to 40 million of...


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