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Natural Resources

Fire Prevention

Taos Soil and Water Conservation District provides technical and financial assistance to local landowners to develop defensible space areas around homes and structures located in the wild land/urban interface. Utilizing a professional forestry consultant, the District was able to implement fire prevention strategies as well as improve overall forest health in critical areas of Taos County.

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A typical forest thinning project located near Red River, NM.  Aspen, a fire retardant species, is left standing as well as a good portion of conifer trees.