The extensive drought in California has caused 100 million trees to die, according to the U.S. Forest Service's latest survey. The 62 million trees that died just this year have brought the total to 102 million tree causalities in a 6 year span. The over 5 year drought is to blame, during a drought the chance of tree death is increased to 100%. This problem is not going away, millions of more trees are predicted to die in the coming months and years. This drought has affected 7.7 acres of forests, risking the survival of the regions ecology.