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Shinrin-Yoku

Shinrin-yoku, the Japanese term for walking around in the woods that literally means “a forest bath” is a beautiful descriptor for what a hike should be—an opportunity to stroll through nature and wash off the stress of everyday life...

pinner fire

pinner fire  n.— «The June 23 blaze consumed a mere five acres and burned for just more than an hour—a small-scale spark and burn that California Department of Forestry (CDF) officials often refer to as a “crackerjack” or “pinner” fire...

crackerjack fire

crackerjack fire  n.— «The June 23 blaze consumed a mere five acres and burned for just more than an hour—a small-scale spark and burn that California Department of Forestry (CDF) officials often refer to as a “crackerjack” or “pinner”...

sheerblading

sheerblading  n.— «Division of Forestry prefers a method called sheerblading: A bulldozer outfitted with a blade cuts down the trees, which are then pushed into windrows and burned.» —“Borough targets black spruce” by Diana...