14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Charred remains of a tree after a brush fire in drought-stricken California

The charred trees in the hills of Jaun Bautista de Anza Park remain a stark visual reminder of the destructive powers unleashed by a drought-fueled brush fire.

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Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Calabasas, California, United States of America
Copyright: © Gary Bush