Volunteers plant trees to restore El Dorado forestland ravaged by the King fire

Organized by the Sugar Pine Foundation and the USFS, over 100 volunteers planted seedling trees in an area of the El Dorado National Forest devastated by the King fire in 2014. Auburn Kiwanis, local Girl Scouts, and Boy Scouts, 4-wheel drive clubs, and individual families took part in the reforestation effort near Stumpy Meadows camp ground east of Georgetown. The light rain did not discourage participants and according to USFS District Ranger Pat Trimble, it was ideal conditions for planting.
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Organized by the Sugar Pine Foundation and the USFS, over 100 volunteers planted seedling trees in an area of the El Dorado National Forest devastated by the King fire in 2014. Auburn Kiwanis, local Girl Scouts, and Boy Scouts, 4-wheel drive clubs, and individual families took part in the reforestation effort near Stumpy Meadows camp ground east of Georgetown. The light rain did not discourage participants and according to USFS District Ranger Pat Trimble, it was ideal conditions for planting.

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April 09, 2016 10:30 AM