The Inextricable Link Between Forests, Fires and Water

Wildfires are a reality for those living in the West, but the impact on the landscape lingers long after the smoke is gone. In Colorado, our public lands serve as source watersheds for the vast majority of the state—80 percent of Coloradans drink water that flows out of national forest land alone. Forest, fire, and water are now inextricably linked. Listen to the story here.

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