The Biggest Tree in the World, the General Sherman, raked and wrapped in preparation for the incoming #KNPComplex fire. Sequoia National Park
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If you would like to help the park recover from these fires, please consider donating to the Sequoia Parks Conservancy @SeqParksCon at sequoiaparksconservancy.org/…
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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.

3:18 PM · Sep 19, 2021

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