Objectives include the following
- Falling roadside hazard trees on 6S90 and 6S19 roads for safety.
- Fuels reduction work focused around monarch Giant Sequoia trees in the Chimney Tree and Bull Buck grove areas.
- Maintenance work to trailheads and roads within the area to protect infrastructure and improve access.
Hand piles will be burned this fall/winter as soon as conditions allow. Access to the grove for crews is being improved and tree stumps are being treated to protect against exposure to root rot.
Long-term plans for preserving these iconic giant sequoias and historical features in Nelder Grove will continue as the forestry works to complete landscape-scale projects designed to protect them.
Forest visitors should expect travel delays and/or restricted access to or within the Nelder Grove Historic Area for public safety throughout the project timeline. We would like to remind the public to please reduce speed and proceed with caution when traveling in these working areas for your safety.
Please remain out of the closure area.
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