Plan calls for reforestation of NM wildfire scar

November 23, 2012 • State News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Federal officials are proposing to plant hundreds of thousands of seedlings as part of an effort to reforest areas charred by one of the largest wildfires in New Mexico’s recorded history.

The Santa Fe National Forest is looking for public comments on its plan for helping the Jemez Mountains recover from last year’s Las Conchas blaze. The 30-day comment period starts Saturday.

The fire, sparked by a falling power line on June 26, 2011, raced Login to read more

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