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Stewardship Day at Fitch Mountain/ Día de Conservación en Fitch Mountain

Friday, January 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The focus of today’s work day will be pulling French Broom along the fire road. French Broom (Genista monspessulana) is an invasive plant thats grow very fast and grow in dense stands. If left unchecked they can overshadow the understory plant community and become a fuel ladder. For this workday, you’ll help to manage french broom that grows beneath the canopies of the oaks and madrones. This land management task supports biodiversity in the oak woodlands and encourages the forest to be more resilient in the face of wildfire.

Este día nos enfocamos en arrancar la retamilla que crece bajo las copas de los robles y madroños. La retamilla (Genista monspessulana) es una planta invasora que crece muy rápido y crece en rodales densos. Si no se controlan, invaden los bosques de robles y aumientan el riesgo de que los incendios forestales alcancen las copas de los árboles más establecidos. Esta trababajo apoya la biodiversidad en los bosques de robles y fomenta la resistencia a los incendios forestales.


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Fitch Mountain
908 Chanticleer Way
Healdsburg, CA 95448 United States
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