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The Front Lines of Landscape Health

In a response commensurate to the challenge, Governor Gavin Newsom created the California Wildfire & Forest Resilience Task Force, bringing together an unprecedented coalition of the best available resources for preventing catastrophic wildfires by creating healthier, more sustainable natural environments. The Governor’s Task Force is a proactive effort that is already showing progress towards long term forest health and safe, sustainable coexistence with fire.



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120,000 Acres Added to California National Monuments

Actions will protect lands of ecological and historical importance.

Nearly 39,000 Acres of Land Returned to California Tribes

Funding will support the return of ancestral lands to tribal ownership.

Wildfire Preparedness Week – Meeting the Mission Through Partnerships

This year’s theme emphasizes collaboration and collective responsibility in managing wildfire risk.

California Accelerates Nature-Based Solutions

NBS targets are tailored to California's varied and unique landscapes.

Giant Sequoia Lands Coalition Exceeds 2023 Goals and Plants 542,000 Trees

The coalition treated nearly 9,900 acres in 28 giant sequoia groves.

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