Southern California Chaparral and Wildfire

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Chaparral covers most of our four Southern California national forests, creating important habitat and watershed. But what is chaparral? And why does it burn so frequently here? What can communities do to prevent damage and risk from wildfire?

Click on the PDF below to view the fact sheet.

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