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Scholars, practitioners and other stakeholders share expertise on wildfire prevention, management and response
Mar 29 2021 | Center News
Kate Gibson joins the Bill Lane Center as associate director.
The Biden Administration has an opportunity to rewrite the playbook on combatting wildfires. Stanford research and expertise point toward bipartisan solutions that reset priorities, change mindsets and employ new technologies.
Mar 18 2021 | ... & the West Blog
Repeated heatwaves continue to destroy California’s kelp forests, crippling coastal economies, tribal resources, and a treasured ecosystem. Can they still be saved?
Students are invited to register for three Lane Center courses, including our flagship American West class.
With new relief funding on the way, Western local governments look to take advantage of opportunities to support small businesses.


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