By Tom Knudson
Ventura County Star (California)
Copyright 2006 Ventura County Star
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On one side of the property line, a new forest is taking root, a glassy-green sea of waist-high pine planted by a timber company after a massive wildfire swept through six years ago.
On the other side, on public land managed by the Lassen National Forest, dense mats of brush cling to a landscape dominated by charred dead trees, some standing, others not.
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