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Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
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Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

UC Cooperative Extension | Agricultural Experiment Station

Decreasing forest density will reduce fire risk, build climate resilience

California needs to increase the pace and scale of efforts to improve the health of its headwater forests — the source of two-thirds of the state's surface water supply. Management techniques including prescribed fire, managed wildfire and mechanical thinning can...

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Prevalence of childhood obesity is higher (22.4%) in Latino children ages 2-19 years than in non-Latino white children (14%). Though obesity rates have recently decreased among 2-5- year- olds nationwide, racial and ethnic health disparities persist and indicate the urgency of early prevention efforts in high-risk communities.

Read about: UC ANR develops culturally relevant obesity-prevention lessons for the Niños Sanos, Familia Sana program aimed at Mexican-heritage children | View Other Stories

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