The sound of chainsaws and wood chippers always makes me uneasy.
Even when the task is right and good, it just seems wrong when a tree falls to machinery and tools.Still, the century-old practice of fire suppression makes raging wildfires inevitable. So, we strike a balance. We do what a lightning strike or prescribed burn would do, we take out the slash, brush, brambles. We take out the weak and crowded.
We clear the understory.