RBDA Public Meeting September 21 - Shared screen with speaker view
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RBDA Ask a Forester!10 Questions about Redwoods from the Bonny Doon CommunityCan you explain what a forester is and what you do? Aren’t you part of the timber industry? Why should we trust you to address ecological concerns about trees?If the past few years were to become typical of the future California climate, what is the prognosis for redwood forests in Bonny Doon?How serious a threat is it to the redwood trees if our long-term average rainfall of 60 inches per year were reduced by 50%?The redwoods in many parts of the Santa Cruz mountains seems browner than they were. Why?How often do redwoods have seed-making events? It doesn’t seem like they make cones every year, but in 2021 many older trees seemed to be making cones. Is that related to the fire?If we have burned redwood trees on our property and the new suckers are growing at the roots, is it good stewardship to thin those suckers? Or is it better to just let them fight it out?What are some actions we can take as individuals to be goo
Could Joe & Steve pit there contact info in the chat, please?
Ooops. That last question is: What are some actions we can take as individuals to be good neighbors to our forests?
Have you observed that the post CZU-brush regrowth in Summer 2022 has outstripped summer 2021
Good answer on fire, Steve!
Vis-vis dead fall into ceanothus re-growth, what do you make of Stephens, et al's study of mass fire effects where dead fallen timber is overgrown by seral chaparral? i.e. fire storms=pyrocumulonimbus, down drafts, lightning?
Yaro Jane Arny
Is there any way to disco
How do we stop PGE from cutting down live redwoods that maybe got scorched low on the trunk from the fire?
Isn’t the fallen wood a valuable resource for the forest - all kinds of creatures use it and break it down into substances that can be used by the trees
Joe Culver: coastalforestry.com
bob loveland, county planning: 831-454-3163 office, 831-455-8855
In Search of the Mother Tree, Suzanne Simard
Oops. Finding the Mother Tree, Suzanne Simard
Thank you Joe and Steve!
Chad Hanson has studied fire history and agrees that we have had hot fires before.
If the trails will be open during the rainy season (assuming we have a rainy season), how will you deal with erosion?
Are you limiting the lumber of permits per day?
Yes please to a Bonny Doon preview event!
Wilder had a management plan that was never adhered to.
CarieThompson Land Trust Santa Cruz
Brian Homberger Land Trust