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September 21, 2014

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A view of a burned area at the Cathedral Rock Picnic Area on Mt. Charleston Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Straw was dropped by helicopter to act as mulch and minimize erosion. The mountain is showing signs of recovery, about one year after the Carpenter 1 Fire that scorched almost 28,000 acres in 2013.

Steve Marcus

A view of a burned area at the Cathedral Rock Picnic Area on Mt. Charleston Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Straw was dropped by helicopter to act as mulch and minimize erosion. The mountain is showing signs of recovery, about one year after the Carpenter 1 Fire that scorched almost 28,000 acres in 2013.