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Washburn Post-Fire BAER

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Yosemite National Park
National Park Service
P.O. Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

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Phone: 707-853-4243
Hours: 8am-8pm

News Releases — Washburn Post-Fire BAER

Native Vegetation Response to the Washburn Fire Released: 8/1/2022
Native Vegetation Response to the Washburn Fire By David Campbell, Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Botanist Just three weeks since the Washburn Fire began, native vegetation is beginning to...
BAER Wildlife Biologist Discovers Mountain Lion Paw Print in Washburn Fire Released: 7/29/2022
BAER Wildlife Biologist Discovers Mountain Lion Paw Print in Washburn Fire Burned Area By Mike Donald, Yosemite National Park Wildlife Biologist Mountain lions are adapted to living with fire and...
Washburn Post-Fire Soil Burn Severity Map Released Released: 7/29/2022
WASHBURN POST-FIRE BAER SOIL BURN SEVERITY MAP RELEASED    Interagency BAER team specialists completed its field data gathering on National Park Service and Sierra National Forest lands burned by...
Post-Fire Effects--Understanding Soil Burn Severity Released: 7/29/2022
Post-Fire Effects Understanding Soil Burn Severity BAER Burned Area Emergency Response Information Brief We tend to think of wildfire burn severity in terms of the visual impacts to above-ground...
Post-Fire Effects--Understanding Fire Severity vs Fire Intensity Released: 7/29/2022
Post-Fire Effects Understanding Fire Severity vs Fire Intensity BAER Burned Area Emergency Response Information Brief There are several types of fire severity and intensity maps that you may see....
BAER Scientists Evaluate Washburn Fire for Flooding Risks Released: 7/27/2022
BAER Scientists Evaluate the Washburn Fire for Flooding Risks While many wildfires cause little damage to the land and pose few threats to natural resources and people downstream, some fires create...
Interagency BAER Team Begins Post-Fire Assessment of Washburn Fire Released: 7/24/2022
INTERAGENCY BAER TEAM BEGINS POST-FIRE ASSESSMENT OF WASHBURN FIRE An interagency Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team has been established by the National Park Service (NPS) and Sierra...
BAER Limitations Released: 7/24/2022
Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Limitations While many wildfires cause minimal damage to the land and pose few threats to the land or people downstream, some fires result in damage that...
Key Elements of a BAER Assessment Released: 7/24/2022
KEY ELEMENTS OF A BAER ASSESSMENT  Forest Service BAER assessment teams are established by Forest Supervisors before wildfires are fully contained. The teams coordinate and work with the USDA...
US Department of the Interior Burned Area Rehabilitation Program Overview Released: 7/24/2022
US Department of the Interior Burned Area Rehabilitation Program Overview The Burned Area Rehabilitation Program supports efforts to repair or improve burned landscapes unlikely to recover without...