Yampa Valley Climate Crew – Reforestation Survey near Rabbit Ears Pass

Yampa Valley Climate Crew - Reforestation Survey near Rabbit Ears Pass

24aug8:00 amYampa Valley Climate Crew - Reforestation Survey near Rabbit Ears Pass

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Title: Come help conduct reforestation surveys near Rabbit Ears Pass!

Short description: Join us, alongside the US Forest Service, to conduct surveys on post-fire seedling regeneration, which will help inform future reforestation efforts.

Difficulty: Medium (up to 5 miles of walking through forested terrain)

Project details: The Routt National Forest in Buffalo Park was ravaged by the Silver Creek fire in 2018. Conifer forests are vitally important in the fight against climate change, as they both sequester carbon and store moisture in our watersheds. The US Forest Service is planning to reforest the area in spring 2023, but must first determine priority sites. To help in this effort, we will be measuring seedling regeneration and mapping future reforestation sites to determine where tree planting will be necessary. This project will occur over three days, so please sign up for whichever days work best for you!

Please contact ryan@yvsc.org with any questions.

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August 24, 2022 8:00 am(GMT+00:00)

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