Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 11, 2021

Giant Sequoia Found Still Smoldering From 2020 California Wildfire

NBC Bay Area reports

A giant sequoia has been found smoldering and smoking in a part of Sequoia National Park that burned in one of California’s huge wildfires last year, the National Park Service said Wednesday.

“The fact areas are still smoldering and smoking from the 2020 Castle Fire demonstrates how dry the park is,” said Leif Mathiesen, assistant fire management officer for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in central California. “With the low amount of snowfall and rain this year, there may be additional discoveries as spring transitions into summer.”

Read more at  Giant Sequoia Found Still Smoldering From 2020 California Wildfire – NBC Bay Area


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