Before and after aerial footage of “Waterwell,” a giant sequoia destroyed by the SQF Complex / Castle Fire. The SQF Complex / Castle Fire was the worst fire in sequoia history. Hundreds of giant sequoias were destroyed in the Alder Creek Grove.Thousands of sequoias were lost in several other groves including Freeman Creek Grove, McIntyre Grove, Mountain Home Grove, Dillonwood (section of Garfield Grove), Board Camp Grove, and Homer’s Nose Grove.
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Sue Cag is a musician, artist, writer, photographer, and nature preservationist.
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Mariposa Grove is on Fire - The Most "Managed" Sequoia Grove of All
Sequoia Skeletons in the Snow
Patriarch Tree Destroyed in the Castle Fire
Alder Creek Grove after the SQF Complex / Castle Fire - October 27, 2020
Alder Creek Grove (and Sequoia Crest) "After" the Castle Fire - October 11-16, 2020
Windy Fire Firsthand Report: Starvation Creek, Deer Creek, Packsaddle, Long Meadow