Re-birth already

Regenerating forest, Fuencaliente, La Palma/
New needles on a burnt pine tree, Fuencaliente




It’s been raining intermittently for a week or so on the east of La Palma, so I went down to Fuencaliente to see whether the forests had started to re-grow. And here’s the result.

Regenerating forest, Fuencaliente, La Palma/
New needles on a burnt pine tree, Fuencaliente

It’s not happening everywhere yet, but I didn’t have to hunt either. I took all these photos the first time I stopped the car.

Regenerating forest, Fuencaliente, La Palma/
New needles on a scorched pine tree, Fuencaliente

In two or three years, it’ll be hard to see where the fire was.

Regenerating forest, Fuencaliente, La Palma/
New needles on a burnt grape vine, Fuencaliente

Even thought I knew this would happen, it was still great to see it. And of course, the other 98% of the island’s fine anyway.

Regenerating forest, Fuencaliente, La Palma/
New bracken shoots, Fuencaliente

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