Category Archives: Wildfire

Sandra Postel: Wildfires in the Western U.S. Threaten Drinking Water

Sandra Postel. May 1, 2014. Wildfires in the Western U.S. Are on the Rise, Posing Threats to Drinking Water When the Las Conchas Fire scorched some 151,000 acres of northern New Mexico in 2011, it wasn’t just the direct fire damage that … Continue reading

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Only you can prevent wildfires: write FEMA by June 17, 2013

If you’d like to prevent another wildfire, I encourage you to write FEMA or go to the meeting tomorrow, May 18th at 10 am – see for details on where to send a letter and meeting place. A great … Continue reading

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4 Feb 2012. Sobering Future of Wildfire Dangers in U.S. West, Researchers Predict.  ScienceDaily (based on Marlon, Jennifer R. et. al. Long-term perspective on wildfires in the western USA. Proceedings of the National Academies of Science 10.1073/pnas.1112839109) The American West … Continue reading

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