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The future of fire, the ‘gates of hell,’ and a COVID reminder

By Laura Paskus September 26, 2023

Last week, I sat down with U.S. Forest Service Southwestern…

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Coming up Friday: The U.S. Forest Service at the Table

By Laura Paskus September 19, 2023

There are a few events coming up around the new…

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‘The last couple of years have been a real wake-up call for us in New Mexico’

By Laura Paskus September 12, 2023

“The last couple of years have been a real wake-up…

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2022’s Historic Fire Season

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Our Land Senior Producer Laura Paskus hosts a three-part roundtable conversation with U.S. Forest Service Southwestern Regional Forester Michiko Martin, Santa Fe National Forest Supervisor Shaun Sanchez, and Santa Fe National Forest Fuels Program Manager Dennis Carril. In this first segment, the roundtable talks about 2022’s historic fire season, including the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon and Cerro Pelado fires.