Trees resprout from ancient buds—dormant under bark for centuries—and utilize decades-old carbon reserves.
New canopy photos show prolific redwood tree regrowth since the 2020 CZU Lightning Complex Fires
As major wildfires burn throughout California, our thoughts are with the affected communities and dedicated firefighters. The area burned by California wildfires has grown in recent years, and in many cases, the fires have been burning hotter than ever. Kristen Shive, the League’s new Senior Scientist, explains how our forests are faring, and how the League’s restoration and forest management efforts can prevent negative consequences of severe wildfires.