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
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 with brush pile ready to be burned after the rains come.
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.
Fireline building in preparation for burning in the fall.
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 that he is holding in this photo.
Off to work!
A job with a view.
All photos by Lomakatsi,