Tour examines drought’s impacts in La Plata County

Monday, July 23, 2018 – The long-lasting impacts of drought were apparent Monday as a flare-up began to produce a small plume of smoke in the 416 Fire burn scar just as Al Harper finished speaking to a crowd of about 40 people examining La Plata County’s parched conditions.

Local and state leaders led by Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne gathered Monday for an all-day tour of La Plata County to listen to speakers and observe the impact of long-term drought.

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