What some would consider a forest devastation, is actually part of the cycle to keep this forest alive
A year ago, the Fuller Fire burned this area of the North Rim Ranger District and the Grand Canyon North Rim. As fires tend to create their own weather which in turn forces them to burn in directions you would not think they would venture the North Zone Fire Management Team cleared, chipped and shredded trees creating a fire line down forest road 610, on the National Forest side of the road, for protection from a potentially catastrophic wildfire. Although at first glance this may have posed questions and concerns, one year later these areas are regenerating with lots of new growth available for the wildlife.
It is important to understand the reasoning behind the decisions made when protecting our beautiful forest. Not all things are as they seem. The pictures show the regeneration of many of the burned areas. While you can always find pictures that show devastation or blight on the land we wanted to highlight the positive effects of what the North Zone Fire Management Team completed.