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Rangers fighting CZU fires see a silver lining for county parks

Original post made on Sep 13, 2020

Two San Mateo County Parks Department employees describe how they've responded to the CZU Lightning Complex fires, which will alter the landscape of some of the Peninsula and South Bay's most iconic forests for the foreseeable future.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, September 12, 2020, 8:55 AM

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Posted by Long Time Resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Sep 13, 2020 at 8:39 pm

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Really interesting perspective. Thank you for writing this article. I was unaware that most of what we see in our local forests is younger than I am, and the result of simultaneous regrowth, and not nature emerging in its own course. The fires have been devastating, especially to those who lost their homes, and we are indebted to the brave firefighters. It's a bright spot to think that going forward the areas in SM County will be healthier.


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