Santa Fe Reporter Cover Story About the Role of Prescribed Fire in Forest Restoration, Risk Reduction, and Climate Resilience

The water for cities throughout the west originates in forested watersheds that rely on fire as a key ecological disturbance to maintain their function and resilience. The cover story in the most recent edition of the Santa Fe Reporter asks the question, “Does water depend on fire too?”

You can read the article, Prescribed Protection: Why fire holds the keys to securing fresh water and adapting to a changing climate on the Santa Fe Reporters website