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Revisiting the Papoose Fire: Destruction to new life

The burned mountainside looked like the back of a hedgehog; the dead, limbless trees now golden spikes, their once charcoal coats blasted away by blowing snow crystals. Emerald green grass and sedges covered the ground with optimism. Nine years earlier was it laid bare by the Papoose Fire. I spent...

Megafires—bigger & more frequent; what can you do?

  What is a megafire? A megafire burns 100,000 acres or more. In 2008, there...

San Luis Valley Field Office to enter Stage 1 fire restrictions

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) San Luis Valley Field Office will enter into...

Prescribed Burning Planned At Great Sand Dunes National Park – November 8-12

As part of Great Sand Dunes National Park’s hazardous fuels reduction efforts, fire managers...

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