04 December 2017 |

The smart harvest of Christmas trees leads to a healthier forest

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imageMost California forests have too many trees, so carefully selecting pines, cedars or firs in natural areas to
imageMost California forests have too many trees, so carefully selecting pines, cedars or firs in natural areas to enjoy for the Christmas season is good for the mountain landscape. “It's a great idea to cut down young trees for fire safety and vegetation management,” said Susie Kocher, UC Cooperative Extension forestryadvisor in the Central Sierra. “The earlier you do it, the less work it is to manage the trees in the long run.” Kocher lives and works in Lake Tahoe.......

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