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Idaho's Conservation Experiment: 50 Years Later explores the history and future of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.

Wildfires And Snowmelt In The West

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Ali Budner
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91.5 KRCC
One of the giant metal mesh fences constructed in Williams Canyon after the Waldo Canyon fire above Glen Eyrie Castle in Colorado Springs.

It’s no secret that wildfires are getting worse in the West. They’re threatening lives, homes and ecosystems. And they are also threatening our already-precarious watersheds. It’s all becoming a vicious cycle  — especially for the drier parts of our region.

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