By Andi Bourne

Five years of regrowth on the hike to Morrell Falls


September 29, 2022

Photos 2017 Nathan Bourne; 2022 Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Despite the crown fire that went through this area, the understory is flourishing. Fireweed was abundant along with many different grass, forbs and shrubs covering the forest floor. A lot of the trees that died have fallen but there are still many more snags to come down.

SEELEY LAKE - We returned August 2022 to repeat photos taken in October 2017 following the Rice Ridge fire.


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