Restoring Angora takes much longer than a decade


SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Cailf. (KOLO) Its been ten years since the Angora Fire burned 3,100 acres and destroyed hundreds of homes in South Lake Tahoe. 

On the ground, things look almost normal. But look up, and the scars of the Angora fire are clearly visible, proving that restoring a charred forest to its natural beauty takes much longer than a decade.

"Forests can regrow and do regrow following major fires," Darcie Collins, executive direction for The League to Save Lake Tahoe, said. 

"But restoration efforts are very important to improve and speed up the restoration process and to help the forest be more resilient."...