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12 million trees dead due to drought in CA

Postby maverick » Mon May 04, 2015 4:24 pm

An estimated 12 million trees across California’s forestlands have died over the past year because of extreme
drought conditions, according to an aerial survey conducted April 8-17 by the U.S. Forest Service.
Click on the Southern Sierra Tree Mortality document to see the impact in the southern Sierra.
http://www.kpbs.org/news/2015/may/04/ca ... t-trees-l/
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Re: 12 million trees dead due to drought in CA

Postby ERIC » Tue May 12, 2015 9:33 am

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Re: 12 million trees dead due to drought in CA

Postby rlown » Tue May 12, 2015 10:03 am

Log them, aerially, if usable at this stage. It's just going to burn if not logged. Guess it is supposed to anyway per nature's rule.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heli-logging

This all ties back in someway to hikerduane's post at viewtopic.php?f=9&t=4669
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