• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Fuels Management

Wawona prescribed fire
Wawona prescribed fire
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

The Bachelor and Three Graces

Giant sequoias are a fire adapted species. Their bark is fire resistant and fire helps open the sequoia cone and scatter the tiny seeds. Fire also clears forest debris from the mineral soil and provides a nutrient rich seed bed as well as clearing competing species.