Echoes from a fire at Beaver Creek

 

Today I sat in a stand of lodgepole pine trees that met death during the Beaver Creek fire in Grand Teton National Park. Their charred trunks bristled the hillside like quills on the back of a porcupine huddled in self-protection. Unlike people, these trees remain standing after their deaths, sentinels in their own graveyard. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/23.11/download-entire-issue

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