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Mitigation Monday – Vegetative Recovery after Wildfire

With wildfires being a common part of the lifecycle of a forest, different plants have developed different ways to recover a fire has occurred. In the wake of last year’s fires, it’s interesting to understand how those burn areas will develop and change in the years to come. This report from the Colorado State Forestry Service examines how different plants in the Rocky mountains have adapted to wildfires, and how they will regrow in their aftermath: