The most destructive wildfire season in California history has nearly ended. Will this be the new pattern — or can we bring fire back on our own terms?
What will we do to recalibrate our relationship with fire?
The scale of this year’s California fires has changed the conversation about disaster and recovery.
How vulnerable are we to fire and what we can do about it? Fire ecologist Sasha Berleman answers.
Initially, it appears the fires played an ecological role for open spaces and undeveloped lands.
What remains of Sonoma and Napa’s natural landscapes is still unknown as open space personnel attend to human losses.
Twenty-five years after the Oakland Hills fire, people still disagree about whether blue gum eucalyptus is a fire threat in the East Bay Hills
Twenty-five years after the Tunnel Fire, Bay Nature Publisher David Loeb assesses California’s wildfire regime and eucalyptus trees.
David Loeb’s October 2015 Bayview column
A journalist spends two years documenting the dramatic changes that the Morgan Fire brought to Mount Diablo.