Year of renewal: Hermosa Creek watershed shows signs of recovery after 416 Fire

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Year of renewal: Hermosa Creek watershed shows signs of recovery after 416 Fire

Forest health, water quality and recreation on the mend
Fall colors brighten up the 416 Fire burn area Tuesday. A vast majority of the burn area burned at low to moderate severity, allowing for visible forest regeneration during the first growing season after the 416 Fire.
Pine trees burned in the 416 Fire are slowly dying, a process likely to continue for the next decade as trees succumb to stress.

Year of renewal: Hermosa Creek watershed shows signs of recovery after 416 Fire

Fall colors brighten up the 416 Fire burn area Tuesday. A vast majority of the burn area burned at low to moderate severity, allowing for visible forest regeneration during the first growing season after the 416 Fire.
Pine trees burned in the 416 Fire are slowly dying, a process likely to continue for the next decade as trees succumb to stress.
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