Station fire replanting: 3 million trees to be planted in Station fire burn area
So why did Forestry ban hiking camping and picnicking in the burn area that is the size of Chicago? They say to preserve a natural recovery. Hmm. Kinda hard to square that with the following story from the LA Times.
3 million trees to be planted in Station fire burn area
‘This will be the largest recovery effort ever undertaken in the San Gabriel Mountains,’ an official says. Critics object to a type of pine being used and say the project could alter the ecological balance.