Bastrop State Park

AUSTIN, TX -  SEPTEMBER 6:  Aerial view of burned area around Bastrop. TX Tuesday September 6, 2011.  Several large wildfires have devastated Bastrop County since Sunday.  (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Fire-Ravaged Bastrop Park Begins Restoration

Wildlife officials are working on restoring Bastrop State Park, where historic wildfires claimed 95 percent of the trees one year ago. But it will take plenty of manpower, time and money.


A tree ringed in blue signifies it was not terminally damaged by 2011's wildfires. (Allen Manning/CBSDFW)

Bastrop State Park Rebuilding After 2011 Wildfires

It’s been seven months since wildfires claimed 34,000 acres of forest and grasslands in and around the Central Texas community of Bastrop.