Sept. 19, 2011 04:42

After the Fire: Controlling Erosion

For nearly a week this past June, residents and officials in northern New Mexico watched helplessly as the Las Conchas wildfire-the most severe in state history-engulfed more than five dozen homes, 50 outbuildings and ancient pueblos. As the fire carved it´s path of destruction across a vast landscape, it devastated more than 150,000 acres.


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