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Why Are Our Forests Dying? Yosemite National Park

Posted by
Don Smith (California, United States) on 26 November 2016 in Landscape & Rural.

What's wrong with this picture? If you are thinking, "Hey Don, you are using a dead tree as a foreground element," you would be correct. Conifers and hardwoods (Junipers and Pinyon Pines) are dying at an alarming rate in the central through southern portion of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. In my new blog: Our Dying Forests I present the reasons behind what is happening. My research also turned up some alarming facts about the current state of our forests.

Our Dying Forests, Dead Pines and Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California

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SONY ILCE-7RM2 1 second F/16.0 ISO 200 150 mm (35mm equiv.)

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