Large swaths of brown dead trees contrast against the green of living trees on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada in July 2015.
Large swaths of brown dead trees contrast against the green of living trees on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada in July 2015. Al Seib Los Angeles Times file
Large swaths of brown dead trees contrast against the green of living trees on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada in July 2015. Al Seib Los Angeles Times file