Environment, Fire, Oregon

After 2020 wildfires, seedling challenges remain

Burned trees at the Powerline Fire near Hagg Lake. Photo: FGF&R

The Oregon Department of Forestry says demand is unprecedented for forest tree seedlings following the 2020 Oregon wildfires, creating difficulties for reforestation with as many as 140 million seedlings needed to replace what the fires consumed.

Kyle Abraham, chief of ODF’s

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