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Why Grassland Fires Still Surprise Us

Studies show that grassland fires occur more frequently than forest fires. So why didn’t we see something like the Marshall Fire in Boulder County coming?

A Megadrought Is Hurting Colorado Farmers

Southwestern Colorado’s Mancos Valley had long been thought of as an agricultural promised land, seemingly resistant to the ravages of climate change. There had been dry years, of course. But, along with acres and acres of crops, the blissful notion of relative immunity perished in 2021.

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