Fuels reduction project flagged in Turkey Springs area

By Ann Bond

Special to The SUN

The San Juan National Forest Pagosa Ranger District has flagged the boundaries for a hazardous fuels reduction project in the Turkey Springs and Brockover Mesa areas.

The project will involve the mowing of small-diameter trees and shrubs to reduce ladder fuels and increase the spacing between the crowns of trees. This will reduce the likelihood of a fire transitioning from the ground to the forest canopy.

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