Local forest health group to discuss restoration and monitoring at a Sept. 15 lunch meeting in Frisco; the public is invited
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — After nearly a decade of pine beetle infestation and widespread clear-cutting in Summit County, the local forest health task force is starting to look at how to monitor and measure the success of forest health treatments.
At the group’s Sept. 15 lunch meeting at the Backcountry Brewery in Frisco, Dr. Tony Cheng, director of the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute will lead a conversation about how to enhance capacities of local land managers, landowners, governments, and communities to mitigate forest wildfire risk and restore forest resilience. (more…)
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