Too Little, Too Late
This photo is from four years ago. It doesn't look like this now. Four years of California drought have stressed millions of trees in the Sequoia National Forest. Those trees are now being invaded by bark beetles which kill the trees. It is estimated that more than 3 million trees have died in Sequoia National Forest.
There are not enough logging resources to handle extracting dead trees. The situation has become a public hazard. We could see access to forests closed to the public until trees can be removed. The Trail of a Hundred Giants has been closed and that's just an itty bitty area.
Camp Nelson, California 2012
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