[ExI] Wildfires are erasing Western forests
atymes at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 16:59:15 UTC 2021
On Mon, Nov 29, 2021 at 8:27 AM BillK via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> As the article says - pine and fir forests require water and cool weather.
> Where forests have burned, the lower south-facing slopes that are
> hotter and drier are reverting to brushwood while the tree line is
> creeping higher up the mountains.
> So, plant pine trees higher up or plant different tree species more
> suited to a hotter, drier climate.
Higher up is cooler, but is it reliably wetter? I've heard that snow
levels have often fallen short of historical trends in recent years.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the extropy-chat