Tree Hazards

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Staying Safe From Falling Trees and Branches

Beware: Branches and trees may fall whether or not they are dead, and when there is no wind.

  • Keep eyes and ears open. Run if you hear cracks or snapping from tree roots, trunks, or branches. Sometimes there is no sound.
  • Don’t linger or camp under dead, cracked, broken, or hanging branches, or under trees that are rotten at the base or have cracked bark peeling off the trunk.
  • Report close calls to a ranger.

Last updated: May 18, 2020

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47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271

Phone:

(559) 565-3341

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