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Intensive water management in California promotes “live fast, die young” cycle in floodplain forests

Santa Barbara, Calif. June 17, 2021 – Woodlands along streams and rivers are an important part of California’s diverse ecology. They are biodiversity hotspots, providing various ecosystem services including carbon sequestration and critical habitat for threatened and endangered species. But our land and water use have significantly impacted these ecosystems, sometimes in unexpected ways. A […]