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Master of Environmental Science and Management: Master's Group Project

Prioritizing Fuels Reduction Projects in Headwater Forests to Protect California’s Rivers and Clean Water Supply

trees in a forest and mountain creek

Group Members: Simone Albuquerque, Indigo Bannister, Allison Hacker, Jon Hart, Evan Heberlein

Faculty Advisors: Christina (Naomi) Tague

Client: American Rivers


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Group Project Proposal


This project is identifying locations for fuels reduction to maximize benefits to river ecosystems and clean water supply. This model will be looking at fire and water processes in the Cosumnes, American, Bear, and Yuba (CABY) river regions in the Sierra Nevada Forests.

Generously supported by the Dipaola Foundation.