Ashland Watershed Youth Photos 2013

Ashland Watershed Youth and Employment Program, Summer 2013

Students and Lomakatsi staff at the completion of the program, August, 2013

Students and Lomakatsi staff at the completion of the program, August, 2013

Workers build a fire line.  Photo by Jamie Lusch, Tidings, 7-23-13.

Workers build a fire line. Photo by Jamie Lusch, Tidings, 7-23-13

 

 

Students covering a pile to keep it dry until time to burn it.

Students covering a pile to keep it dry until time to burn it.

Student with brush pile ready to be burned after the rains come.

Students with brush pile ready to be burned after the rains come.

Marty Main, forester and silviculture specialist with the City of Ashland, teaches  how foresters discover the age of a tree by using a tree borer.

Marty Main, forester with the City of Ashland, teaches how to discover the age of a tree using a tree borer to obtain a core sample.

Students view a core sample from a tree and learn to identify its age and history.

Students view a core sample from a tree and learn to identify its age and history.

 

Fireline building in preparation for burning in the fall.

Fireline building in preparation for burning in the fall.

Trail maintenance

Trail maintenance

Marty Main, forester and silviculture specialist with the City of Ashland, explains the technical forestry and prescription plans used in the Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project.

Marty Main, forester and silviculture specialist with the City of Ashland, explains the technical forestry and prescription plans used in the Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project.

 

Kerry Metlen, a guest instructor from The Nature Conservancy, helped teach youth participants how to “read the forest” by looking at fire scars and rain patterns in old stumps, like the one depicted in this photo.

Kerry Metlen, a guest instructor from The Nature Conservancy, helped teach youth participants how to “read the forest” by looking at fire scars and rain patterns in old stumps, like the one that he is holding in this photo.

 

Off to work!

Off to work!

A job with a view.

A job with a view.

 

 

 

All photos by Lomakatsi,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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