First, an independent state watchdog called the Little Hoover Commission says California needs to re-examine how it manages the state’s forests to minimize the risk of catastrophic wildfires.
One key recommendation? It may be smart to use fire as a tool – with controlled burns helping to avoid firestorms like the ones we experienced last year. Molly Peterson has that story.
Then we'll hear from Tiffany Camhi, who visits a local lake where signs of life were peeking out of the burned landscape.
Hear the original story: Signs of Life Sprout Up in North Bay's Burned Natural Landscapes