When are Trees Healthy? How They Survive Despite Age, Lack of Water & Threats; Need for Plan & Rules to Protect Healthy, Alive, & Old Trees

TREES

SITUATION:
Trees are growing older & unprotected; so new growth is needed;
Many mature forests are 100 years old;
Young trees are the future;
Competition, insect infestation, & timber harvests are threats;
Vast majority of the dead trees in California will stay in place & pose fire risks.

STATS:
There is no way to remove 129 million trees,

SOLUTIONS
Manage Logging locations & time periods;
Some say might not do anything at all –Trees are resilient;
Agencies like City Plants in LA work to help trees survive;
Water, water and mulch & prune—what trees need;

SOURCES:
Healthy Trees
https://www.greenlawnfertilizing.com/blog/tell-healthy-trees/#:~:text=Full%20branches%3A%20a%20healthy%20tree,a%20tree’s%20leader%20and%20branches.

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