More than 10,000 acres in Sierra Nevada protected in deal that aims to boost water supply, reduce fires August 17, 2015 California

California Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... The Northern Sierra Partnership ... joined with the Nature Conservancy ... Home to black bears, mountain lions, deer ... starting roughly 100 years ago, the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies began putting out the fires ...  Now ... some evergreen forests have five times or more trees per acre as they would naturally ... if these forests are thinned it could increase the amount of water flowing from the Sierra Nevada [thinning these forests will also provide better habitat for California deer - thick forests reduce deer forage]

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