California

From a Dec. 8, 2017, International Space Station flyover of Southern California, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik photographed the plumes of smoke rising from wildfires

CALFIRE-statewide map of California fires.  By following the link on the CAL FIRE home page one can obtain up-to-date and useful  information related to specific incidents in the state – information includes approximate wildfire locations, road closures, general precautionary...

California Wildfires Information

The Southwest and California Climate Hubs collaborated to produce this report describing the potential vulnerability of specialty crops, field crops, forests, and animal agriculture to climate-driven environmental changes. The exposure of specific sectors of the agricultural and...

Assessment of Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies in the Southwest and California

Science and Management Symposium Lessons Learned from Extreme Drought and Tree Mortality in the Sierra Nevada: How Can Past Events Inform our Approach Forward? Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 USFS Wildland Fire Training & Conference Center Drought & Tree Mortality Symposium...

California Drought and Tree Mortality Symposium

California has a large and diverse livestock industry: it is the number one dairy state in the nation and is also a leading producer of beef cattle, broiler chickens, eggs, turkey, sheep, and goats. Climate adaptation is a major concern for livestock producers: intensive...

Focus on Livestock in California

California has 33 million acres of forest land, one-third of the state’s total land area. Sixty percent of this forest is publicly owned - for example, by the USDA Forest Service and the National Park Service. The remaining 40% is privately owned. One-third of the private forest...

Focus on Forestlands in California

Specialty crops – fruit, vegetables, and nuts – are the mainstay of California agriculture. California is by far the number one US producer of specialty crops both in quantity and in diversity, with a total of over 400 different crops recorded. Many of California’s specialty...

Specialty Crops in California

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