Large swaths of brown dead trees contrast against the green of living trees on the Western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in July 2015.
Large swaths of brown dead trees contrast against the green of living trees on the Western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in July 2015. Los Angeles Times/TNS file
Large swaths of brown dead trees contrast against the green of living trees on the Western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in July 2015. Los Angeles Times/TNS file

California needs smart solutions to dead trees

January 17, 2018 02:00 PM