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8:47 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Santa Fe National Forest Offering Field Trips

The Santa Fe National Forest is hosting field trips for the public to learn about planned restoration efforts for the southwest Jemez mountains.

The free trips are being offered Nov. 8 and 9 to various locations in the forest with specialists who manage the landscape.

The Southwest Jemez Mountains Restoration project aims to make a 110,000-acre landscape in the mountains less susceptible to the effects of wildfires, insects and disease outbreaks and climate change. The proposal would restore meadows and streams, relocate some campsites, thin overcrowded forests and remove fuels.

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