Wildfires | Cal Parks

In recent years, Californians have experienced the worst wildfires on record. The 2020 California wildfire season was characterized by a record-setting year of wildfires that burned across the state as measured during the modern era of wildfire management and record keeping.   

Through our Wildfires initiative, we are supporting models and approaches that land managers and state parks are using to prepare for wildfires. This, combined with knowledge of how these models work within a specific habitat, environmental, and human conditions, are how California State Parks and California State Parks Foundation are making parks more wildfire resilient.  

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