Aircraft reseeding thousands of acres over Pine Gulch burn scar area

Aircraft reseeding thousands of acres over Pine Gulch burn scar area

The same aircraft that were flying above flames last summer dropping retardment are now dropping native seeds over the burn scar left by the Pine Gulch Fire to help the area recover.

BLM Colorado Fire posted to Facebook showing the Single Engine Air Tankers (S.E.A.T.s) that are being put to work.

The agency says that the planes are working with hand crews and helicopters to reseed an estimated 22,000 acres of land. They say that seeding with snow on the ground is key to germination and growth success.

Read more on this story at NBC 11 Colorado

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