Dying trees fill the landscape just off Highway 180 near Snowline Lodge in March 2015 near Dunlap. Dead and dying trees in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests and private lands because of drought-exacerbated beetle infestations are causing problems among mountain residents.
Dying trees fill the landscape just off Highway 180 near Snowline Lodge in March 2015 near Dunlap. Dead and dying trees in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests and private lands because of drought-exacerbated beetle infestations are causing problems among mountain residents. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA ezamora@fresnobee
Dying trees fill the landscape just off Highway 180 near Snowline Lodge in March 2015 near Dunlap. Dead and dying trees in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests and private lands because of drought-exacerbated beetle infestations are causing problems among mountain residents. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA ezamora@fresnobee
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Mark Grossi has the pulse of the San Joaquin Valley ecosystem, writing since 1993 about subjects such as the region's notorious air quality, the restoration of the San Joaquin River and unhealthy drinking water in rural towns. Twitter: @markgrossi Mark retired from The Bee in October 2015.