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.
Thousands of giant sequoias perished in the 2021 Windy and KNP Complex fires. Combined with the Castle Fire last year, the immensity of this loss is impossible to fathom. The sequoias are harbingers of our planet’s destruction. Updated: November 19, 2021.
The Windy Fire and KNP Complex Fire continue the tree apocalypse of our time. After the devastating Castle Fire last year, it was hard to imagine things could get worse, but right now, only a single year later…
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.