Next up in our #NewYearsResolutions inspired by local habitats: Channel your inner pine forest and make sure you have space for yourself!
Our pine forests are naturally open and grassy, with big, widely spaced trees mixed with a variety of shrubs and wildflowers. Due to wildfire suppression in the last century however, forests have become very dense and thick. Frequent fire used to remove most new tree saplings and leave lots of space and light for large trees, but this is no longer the case and the overcompetition for space and light now causes the pine trees to grow thin and spindly. Carve out a little space and time for you this year and watch yourself grow!