The Biggest Tree in the World, the General Sherman, raked and wrapped in preparation for the incoming #KNPComplex fire. Sequoia National Park

4:51 AM Β· Sep 17, 2021

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The foil goes higher that you might think #KNPComplex Sequoia National Park, NPS photo #KNPComplexFire
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The goal of the foil wrap on the trees is NOT to prevent crown fire. Rather it is to prevent two sources of damage that can occur even during low severity fire - fire entering the trunk through old fire scars (cat faces) and fire damaging the roots through deep heat pulses.
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I love potatoes done like this in the woodburner.
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aw, I think Sherman looks GOOD, tucked in for the night.
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Replying to @YosemiteSteve
Man photos really don't capture the scale
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Every pic should have a human for scale nearby
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