Permaculture And Restoring Land After The Camp Fire

Mar 21, 2019

Matthew Trumm in his backyard demonstration site for Treetop Premaculture.
Credit Matt Fidler

When we talk about life lost during the Camp Fire, we immediately think people and animals.

But when a fire reaches the extreme temperatures that the Camp Fire did in places, the living organic material in the earth itself ground burns as well. It effectively kills the soil and its ability to absorb moisture.

Today we journey with independent producer Matt Fidler who learned about rebuilding the soil that once gave life to vegetation that covered the area’s now charred landscape.