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Battle Rages Over East Bay Wildfire Plan

KQED Science | June 21, 2013 | 37 Comments

Battle Rages Over East Bay Wildfire Plan

A proposal to cut 100,000 eucalyptus trees or more has stirred up controversy, and now, a long-running battle over the plan is coming to a head.

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Eucalyptus: California Icon, Fire Hazard and Invasive Species

KQED Science | June 12, 2013 | 42 Comments

Eucalyptus: California Icon, Fire Hazard and Invasive Species

After more than 150 years on the California landscape, eucalyptus trees have iconic status for some Californians. But the stately trees may not only disrupt the native ecology, but seem to have evolved special adaptations that allow them to thrive after intense fires.

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