Vallecito Creek

September 16, 2008--Blazes affect salmon at Vallecito (Durango Herald)

Two drought-driven wildfires - the 2002 Missionary Ridge Fire that burned 70,000 acres around Vallecito Reservoir and the 2003 Bear Creek Fire that burned 1,500 acres in the upper Vallecito Creek watershed - set the stage for environmental disaster.


July 6, 2008--Vallecito floodplain expands (Durango Herald)

Newly updated floodplain maps for the residential area north of Vallecito Reservoir hint at the inevitable: Human development eventually will be pushed out. ‘Mother Nature is going to overtake this valley one day.


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