Setting the Stage, Part 1

I wrote this post for the Ashland Forest Resiliency Blog to explain how we use ecological forest thinning to set the stage for restoring a natural fire regime to the forests of Ashland.

If you live in Ashland, you’ve probably seen log trucks rumbling out of the watershed this summer. It might be easy to dismiss this activity as just “logging,” but did you know that removing these trees is crucial for restoring ecological health to the Ashland Watershed? To find out how, read on! 

The Ashland Watershed viewed from Wagner Butte. Our forest is beautiful, but it needs our help.

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