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Wenxi Zhao, MS '21, water resources engineer at the California Department of Water Resources

“Three Sisters” plantings at the Washoe community garden. Photo by Herman Fillmore.

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Despite persistent efforts by the U.S. government to eradicate Indigenous farming and ranching practices, they are regaining currency in an American West stressed by drought, diminishing resources and climate change.
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Yellowstone-area lawmakers set their sights on bears and wolves; Arctic fires weaken carbon-sequestering permafrost; growing concern over agricultural dust in the West sparks new monitoring infrastructure, a new

The Lane Center is co-sponsoring a new seminar series focused on more accurately framing the nature and extent of catastrophic wildfires. Speakers will share current research and best practices, with a focus on solutions to what has become an…