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Old 09-06-2014, 03:56 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by dundee View Post
I really can't say about CA, but many ecosystems are meant to burn from time to time. Yellowstone is one example. Lodgepole Pines depend on fire to release seeds from the cones. CA may have similar species.
Fire is crucial to the health of the Sequoia forest.

There are some ecosystems in the northeast that are fire-dependent. One of these is the Albany Pine Bush.
“One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds.” ~ Aldo Leopold
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