Monday, February 16, 2009

Trees Fall in February

Photo: Red Car Property Neighbor, February 2, 2008. Red Car Canyon after the rain. (Click on photo to enlarge.) 
Despite a mostly dry year in 2008, enough rain fell in one February storm causing another eucalyptus tree to fall in Red Car Canyon. Eucalyptus trees have notoriously shallow root systems and do not help hold hillsides together.