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Yew Creek Land Alliance, is working with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to thin overcrowded conifer stands forest lands to restore oak habitat. Removing excess conifer opens up the canopy for oak trees so they no longer compete with conifers for water and sunlight. Thinning the forest also helps reduce the amount of forest fuels that can cause a catastrophic wildfire.
WHAT IT SHOWS: Biocharred wood: that permanently sequesters carbon and returns nutrients to the soil to bolster soil microbial activity.
This image was curated by Project Drawdown, a nonprofit resource for climate solutions. “Drawdown” is the future point in time when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline. Learn more and download The Drawdown Review at Drawdown.org