55 Photos - Jun 19, 2013
Photo: Photo: Oaks under the tall pines.Photo: Photo: Notice that these two trees, eucalyptus and oak, are joined.Photo: The natives would rapidly fill in where the eucalypti are.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Here is a good spot to apply eradicate and liberate, some mature native trees, lots of saplings, and on a hillside, where you want to avoid any heavy work in the future.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The green here, is the native woodland waiting to be liberated.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: This area is full of very young, very flammable eucalyptus.Photo: This area is next to a paved fire trail. Eradication and liberation could easily be performed here, leaving all the young natives to fill in the open canopy.Photo: Photo: Horses in the high meadowPhoto: Photo: Native trees under the big pines.Photo: Photo: Oaks below pines.Photo: Photo: Photo: As you can see, there is no shortage of small native trees.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: There across the street we see the clear-cut, pesticide soaked desert, left by the UC Berkeley fuels reduction plan.Photo: Redwood grove around the parking lot.Photo: Photo: These trees I am told are regrowth from the 1972 freeze.Photo: Photo: Like grand children, they grow so fast.Photo: Like a hydra, on head becomes many.Photo: Re-sproutsPhoto: That will make a nice blazePhoto: See how the eucalyptus bark creates exceptionally effective ground fuel, even with the native trees.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Not all of the green is poison oak.Photo: Photo: Photo: