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About Matt Merrill

A Maryland native, Matt first arrived to Nevada City in 2015, where the foothills gave semblance of his home in Appalachia. At that time, the drought and associated tree mortality was at its peak and as a practicing arborist, he saw opportunity. He began Yuba Forest Restoration (YFR) to provide much needed arborist services to the gold country region such as fuels reduction and defensible space. His background includes environmental science and GIS, forest pest control, plant health care, utility and urban forestry, forestry consulting, and private tree care.

Forest stewardship: Turn your private property into paradise

By |2020-03-17T13:36:01-07:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: California, Community|

This article was written by guest-author Matt Merrill, founder of Yuba Forest Restoration (YFR), which offers forestry services to the Gold Country region. Forest stewardship is one thing you can do to enjoy more of your property, protect it from fire, and help native species [...]

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