May 12, 2021
  • Produced by Ranger Rob Cala

    In August 2020, lightning on Butano Ridge began the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, which grew to burn over 86,000 acres, including over 2,800 acres in Pescadero Creek County Park. In this video, San Mateo County Parks Natural Resource Manager, Hannah Ormshaw, explains the effects of the fire on Pescadero Creek Park, how the forest will recover, and the ecological case for active fire management.