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Climate Change Impacts Hit Home for NMPBS

Mora fire.

12.23.2022 – This summer, the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fire destroyed hundreds of homes in northern New Mexico. The fire also wreaked havoc on infrastructure like water systems, acequias, power lines, cell and internet towers—and even the NMPBS translator in Mora. NMPBS Chief Engineer Jason Quinn talks about the destruction of infrastructure as warming forests are…

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NM is ‘Losing the War’ on Climate, Fire & Flood

12.23.2022 – Across the West, communities are unprepared for wildfires and their full impact. Collin Haffey with New Mexico State Forestry talks about what lessons we learned in 2022 when it comes to fire, prescribed fire, and especially, post-fire flooding. Correspondent: Laura Paskus Guest: Collin Haffey, Coordinator, Forest & Watershed Health Office, NM State Forestry…

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