Dead and distressed trees are a danger to residents of the Sierra

Committee will try to find funding

Seth Noble, an employee at Bob Evans Tree Service, stands next a 200-year-old sugar pine that was cut down after it died from bark beetle infestation.Millions of dead trees.
That’s the reality of the Sierra Nevada foothills, especially the area that runs from Porterville in the south to Placerville in the northern part of the state.
The massive drought that has had the state in its grips for the past four years has taken a toll on both pine and oak trees.
Mariposa County hasn’t evad...

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