A tree is planted near the Black Oak Campground area east of Georgetown in April 2016. In 2014, the King Fire tore through nearly 98,000 acres of El Dorado and Placer counties. As part of a reforestation effort, volunteers working with the Sugar Pine Foundation and the El Dorado National Forest planted sugar pine, and ponderosa pine seedlings and some giant sequoia trees.
A tree is planted near the Black Oak Campground area east of Georgetown in April 2016. In 2014, the King Fire tore through nearly 98,000 acres of El Dorado and Placer counties. As part of a reforestation effort, volunteers working with the Sugar Pine Foundation and the El Dorado National Forest planted sugar pine, and ponderosa pine seedlings and some giant sequoia trees. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
A tree is planted near the Black Oak Campground area east of Georgetown in April 2016. In 2014, the King Fire tore through nearly 98,000 acres of El Dorado and Placer counties. As part of a reforestation effort, volunteers working with the Sugar Pine Foundation and the El Dorado National Forest planted sugar pine, and ponderosa pine seedlings and some giant sequoia trees. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

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