Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 21, 2022

Megadrought in Oregon: Fir trees died off in record numbers this year

NPR reports on the large die off of Fir Trees in Oregon

Preliminary figures indicate that 1.1 million acres showed fir trees with some signs of dying — almost double the previous all-time high for the state since the survey began 75 years ago. It’s led some researchers to call the season of historic die-offs as “firmageddon.”

Read story at  Megadrought in Oregon: Fir trees died off in record numbers this year : NPR


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