Put budget surplus
toward saving sequoias
The recent wildfires killed as many as 14,000 giant sequoias (“Up to 14,000 sequoias killed by wildfires,” Page B1, Nov. 20). The largest living organism on this earth, some as old as 3,000 years, gone in one summer.
That is simply outrageous. It is said that 20% of them in the state have been lost. Homes and barns can be rebuilt. How do you rebuild a tree?
These wonders of nature must have better protection, better plans, new laws, restrictions and a leadership that understands our responsibility as stewards
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