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Saving the Sierra: Volunteers can help repopulate lost conifers in the mountains 

The evergreen tree canopy in the Sierra Nevada took a mighty hit during the 2021 Caldor Fire. In a burn scar measuring 222,000 acres across three counties, about 82,000 acres worth of trees were lost, according to Global Forest Watch. Without tree replanting efforts, the Caldor Fire burn scar could transition from forest into high chaparral and scrubland with smaller bushes and shrubs.