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NMiF: Our Land

November 24, 2017 – Six years ago this summer, the Las Conchas wildfire burned 156,000 acres in the Jemez Mountains. The effects of that fire are still visible on the landscape today. And changes in the forest will continue to be seen for generations. Las Conchas burned over 60 percent of Bandelier National Monument. The…

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NMiF: Thompson Ridge Fire (Our Land)

By: Laura Paskus On the edge of the Valle Grande in northern New Mexico stands a grove of towering ponderosa pines. The trees, many of them between 250 and 400 years old, comprise what’s called the History Grove, and they offer a snapshot into what the forests of the Jemez Mountains looked like centuries ago—before…

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