California forests are full of dead or unhealthy trees;
No way to effectively clear dead growth and fire prone growth;
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;
Burn Baby Burn –May be the answer in the end.
Explore how tree communities can reduce risk;