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Recovery and Regrowth

What wildfire destroys, time will heal
A house east of Mancos is surrounded by burned out areas after the Weber Fire. Federal and state land managers are working on rehabilitation plans for the area.
The hillside behind a house in Weber Canyon is barren after the fire.
Journal/Sam Green
A cold spotting crew from Fort Yuma Reservation digs through the ashes of the Weber Fire.
What comes next

Bureau of Land Management steps in landscape rehabilitation after wildfire:
Suppression/Fire Line Rehabilitation — finish mop-up activities and mitigate ground disturbance caused by hand-cut or machine-drawn containment lines
Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation — planning for reseeding, revegetation and runoff control
Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) — long-term strategies and planning for vegetation development and soil stability

Recovery and Regrowth

A house east of Mancos is surrounded by burned out areas after the Weber Fire. Federal and state land managers are working on rehabilitation plans for the area.
The hillside behind a house in Weber Canyon is barren after the fire.
Journal/Sam Green
A cold spotting crew from Fort Yuma Reservation digs through the ashes of the Weber Fire.
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