Same here! I would go for native woodland trees (lots of edibles etc among them) and then after a year or so introduce some other edible trees etc...
Kirk Hutchison wrote:I'm not entirely sure what is 'native' at this point - it has all burned down and been replanted several times.
This 2 day workshop at Emerald Earth will be taught by Dennis Martinez, a specialist in ecocultural restoration. He will focus on how the land looked when the indigenous Indian people were burning these mountains and valleys on a regular basis, and how this positively affected the integrity and health of the North coast ecosystems while providing a rich bounty for its peoples. Dennis will relate this ecologically healthier and fire-proof past with the degradation that has occurred since Indians were removed from their landcare roles, and share ideas on how to restore a semblance of the past while adapting to current environmental conditions. Fire as a restoration tool will be discussed, as well as how to deal with water loss, fire hazard, diseases like SODS, and the names and uses of native plants. ...
Information for Home Owners Regarding Restoration and Structure Protection
After the Fires
Below are two weblinks with various information for home owners who need help with restoration and structure protection after a wildfire (preventing mudflows, erosion control, debri flows).
USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) offers various types of technical and financial help for those who have been affected by natural resource disasters. Teams are already forming and assessing the needs and opportunities for conservation assistance following Southern California's wildfires. Natural Resources Conservation Service »
C.A.R.E. "Coordinated Agency Recovery Effort" provides information to residents seeking post-fire recovery assistance, mud flow protection advice, and related emergency notices. Visit the website http://dpw.lacounty.gov/CARE/ or call (626) 458-5100 for more information.