As guardians of a special lot of trees, we like to keep up on the conversation at large. Given the season, here are some really interesting ideas from the embedded article:
"There is wide agreement that America’s deeper fire problem is ... that we’ve lost the older benign versions of fire that once washed over and benefited our ecosystems."
"Florida now burns over two million acres a year under prescription, and the Florida model has propagated throughout the region. A template for southwestern ponderosa pine, loosely known as the Flagstaff model...has disseminated throughout many montane forests in the West.
But the Florida model does not work in the chaparral shrublands of Southern California. The Flagstaff model does not work in the pinyon-juniper complex of the eastern Great Basin or the lodgepole of the west-side central Rockies. Each biota needs its own guidelines." ... See MoreSee Less
We usually never do this, but here is a deeply profound child's take on the birds and bees. It's not what you might think although you should still screen it before sharing with your kids. And, Snap Judgement is a Bay Area product. Win-win-win🌟. ... See MoreSee Less