Numerous sequoia groves have been recently logged or are currently being destroyed by active (and illegal) logging. In most cases the groves are being re-logged, thereby putting them back into the compromised condition they were in prior to recent fires.
The NPS is once again planning on tampering with wilderness areas, this time with a massive planting project that covers six sequoia groves: Homer’s Nose, Board Camp, Dillonwood, Suwanee, Redwood Mountain, and New Oriole.
Save the Redwoods League continues to commercially log an ancient sequoia forest, including clearcut logging the entire side of a mountain. They are killing natural seedlings and deliberately increasing climate change.
Preliminary firsthand account of giant sequoia losses in 4 groves impacted by the 2021 Windy Fire: Starvation Creek, Deer Creek, Packsaddle, and Long Meadow. Includes info about Packsaddle Giant and Red Chief.
The famous giant sequoia named Great Bonsai dropped its massive limbs to the ground, revealing that it had been burning on the inside for nearly an entire year since being killed by the 2020 Castle Fire.
Tulare County and Cal OES are cutting down scores of living green trees under the guise of “disaster cleanup.” Wildfire has been a boon for the county and state, with seemingly infinite FEMA dollars up for grabs.