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Calf Canyon Cause Revealed

6.3.2022 –The Line Opinion Panel discusses the troubling news that both the Hermit’s Peak and Calf Canyon fires began as prescribed burns conducted by the U.S. Forest Service. The Panel also touches on new concerns over the burn scar left by the fire. Experts say it could lead to disastrous flash flooding once monsoon season comes around.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Algernon D’Ammassa, reporter, Las Cruces Sun-News
Sophie Martin, attorney
Diane Snyder, former NM State Senator

For More Information:

Forest Officials: Dormant Prescribed Burn Caused Calf Canyon Fire – Santa Fe New Mexican

NM Wildfire Burn Scar has Forest Officials Worried – Western Slopes Now