Learning from NM mistakes, Forest Service to better heed drought factor before burns

The United States Forest Service announced big changes to the way it will authorize prescribed burns in light of mistakes the agency made in igniting what became the biggest wildfire in New Mexico‚Äôs recorded history. The agency released a 107-page review of its prescribed burn practices on Thursday. It came after a 90-day pause on … Continue reading Learning from NM mistakes, Forest Service to better heed drought factor before burns