New Initiative Promotes Research into Fire and Forests

UC Berkeley and CAL FIRE Formalize Partnership

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the University of California, Berkeley, Center for Fire Research and Outreach and Berkeley Forests have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalize an agreement to partner on research related to critical forest and fire issues. Highlighted by the recent large and damaging wildfires plaguing the state, the program of research will leverage both agencies’ unique expertise and perspective to collaborate on defining key research topics, methods, and paths for communicating results.

Read the full MOU, here.