What does a redwood forest look like, and sound like, in the wake of a devastating fire? See the forest in a new way in this new cinematic short from the Science Communication Lab, produced in collaboration with the Lasker Foundation.

Walk through a fire-ravaged redwood forest with experts Beatrix Jiménez, a land stewardship associate at the Sempervirens Fund, Ian Bornarth, a Bay Area-based photographer documenting post-fire recovery, and Alex Jones, the natural reserve manager at the campus of University of California, Santa Cruz.

Their observations make visible the forces of destruction and regrowth throughout the redwoods ecosystem.