<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - waldo%20fire]]> http://gazette.com/rss/waldo%20fire Sat, 23 May 2015 04:23:25 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Colorado Springs volunteers find way to connect with trails in wake of wildfires]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-volunteers-find-way-to-connect-with-trails-in-wake-of-wildfires/article/1551712?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-volunteers-find-way-to-connect-with-trails-in-wake-of-wildfires/article/1551712?custom_click=rss

olorado Springs native Hilary Bryant never knew the Waldo Canyon trail before a devastating wildfire burned it in 2012. But she's no stranger to wildfire.

Bryant remembers the Hayman fire in 2002, which rained ash on her childhood home in Briargate. Like many Colorado Springs residents, she remembers the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires, too.

Many have looked with longing and curiosity at the now abandoned Waldo trail, but Bryant belongs to a select group of people who have gotten to know the trail in its new form - flooded, overgrown and burned. Since the U.S. Forest Service closed the trail in 2012 following the fire, the Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) has deployed volunteer groups into the burn scar to help



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olorado Springs native Hilary Bryant never knew the Waldo Canyon trail before a devastating wildfire burned it in 2012. But she's no stranger to wildfire.

Bryant remembers the Hayman fire in 2002, which rained ash on her childhood home in Briargate. Like many Colorado Springs residents, she remembers the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires, too.

Many have looked with longing and curiosity at the now abandoned Waldo trail, but Bryant belongs to a select group of people who have gotten to know the trail in its new form - flooded, overgrown and burned. Since the U.S. Forest Service closed the trail in 2012 following the fire, the Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) has deployed volunteer groups into the burn scar to help

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